Maria's Spanish Rice

Maria's Spanish Rice


"A different kind of rice dish from the Barcelona area of Spain. Absolutely delicious."


30 m servings 235 cals
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Original recipe yields 6 servings



  • Calories:
  • 235 kcal
  • 12%
  • Fat:
  • 5 g
  • 8%
  • Carbs:
  • 42.4g
  • 14%
  • Protein:
  • 4.3 g
  • 9%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 0 mg
  • 0%
  • Sodium:
  • 5 mg
  • < 1%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Heat oil in a medium skillet over medium heat. Saute onion and garlic until golden. Stir in rice and saute until rice begins to brown. Add water and simmer for 10 minutes.
  2. Stir in pimentos. Reduce heat, cover and cook until all water is absorbed, about 10 to 15 minutes.
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  1. 10 Ratings


Good basic recipe. Of course I tweaked mine a bit. Browned the dry rice a bit in some olive oil and butter, set that aside then sauted the garlic and onion and I added some green bell pepper as ...

great recipe first i browned my rice used 1 cup. added 1/4 of an onion sauteed a bit added chopped cilantro and 1/2 a can of tomato sauce or you can use 2 sliced tomatos added 2 cups of water an...

Thie rice did not taste like spanish rice at all. It was so bland that I had to add cilantro and hot sauce! I would not recommend this recipe.

Good, just not as much flavor as I expected. Would be excellent with a spicy main dish.

There was not as much flavor as I expected and it was kind of bland. I think it would be great with some extra spices added.

This is a base to be built on. I added two buillion cubes and fresh pimento for some more flavor. I will make this again with the small changes

It was very mild flavored, or as some in my family said--bland. I even doubled the garlic. It was nice as a change of pace, but I really didn't notice a major "wow" as opposed to using plain w...