Spanish Brown Rice

Spanish Brown Rice

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"Easy Spanish rice using brown rice instead of white."


1 h 10 m servings 199 cals
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Original recipe yields 4 servings



  • Calories:
  • 199 kcal
  • 10%
  • Fat:
  • 1.5 g
  • 2%
  • Carbs:
  • 42.2g
  • 14%
  • Protein:
  • 5 g
  • 10%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 0 mg
  • 0%
  • Sodium:
  • 396 mg
  • 16%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Combine rice and garlic in a saucepan. Stir in water, salsa, and diced tomatoes. Bring to a boil.
  2. Stir rice mixture and reduce heat to low. Simmer, covered, for 50 minutes. Turn off heat and allow rice to sit, covered, for an additional 5 to 10 minutes. Stir rice before serving.
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  1. 10 Ratings


We missed the cilantro from our normal recipe, but didn't miss the sodium content! I used thick and chunky salsa and added some extra onions (what Spanish rice doesn't have onions?). Used a fr...

I love this recipe. I use my rice cooker. Also anytime I have leftover broth from vegetables or chicken, I use that in place of the water. I also add chopped onions, and sometimes throw in some ...

I have to admit I was surprised at how much I liked this. Will make it again! Thx!

For a quick "throw together" side, this was great! I didn't have any fresh tomatoes OR salsa in house but what I DID have was canned, diced tomatoes with green chiles (Rotel). Worked like a char...

this is very tasty will keep this recipe :)

My family and I love this recipe! It's so fresh and tasty. We add onion like Arizona Desert Flower suggested.

Loved this recipe. I used my frozen salsa from my garden which is in 2 cup jars instead of adding the 1 cup tomatoes. I love the chewy texture of brown rice, so this is a new favorite!

I used chicken broth instead of water and still thought it was lacking in flavor. I think it needs more salsa and less other liquid. I also added black olives after it was done. Adding some b...