Saturday, July 4, 2015

Spanish Rice Recipe

If you are bored of plain rice, try this easy to make Spanish rice recipe.


  • 3 tbsp vegetable oil
  • 2 tbsp butter
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 cup uncooked rice
  • One 8-ounce can tomato sauce
  • 1 tablespoon tomato paste
  • 1/2 cup green bell pepper, chopped
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 2 cups water or 1 can (10 1/2 oz) chicken broth
  • green onion and cilantro for topping
  • sausage (optional)


  1. Heat oil and butter in a large frying pan over medium heat. 
  2. Add the garlic, onions, green peppers, and sauté until soft, about 3 minutes. 
  3. Add the rice and stir together to mix. 
  4. Add the tomato sauce, tomato paste and the water or broth.
  5. Season with salt and pepper. 
  6. Bring to a boil. lower the heat, cover, and simmer for 30 minutes or until the rice is done, stirring once or twice.
  7. When done, you may add sausage or chorizo that is browned and drained
  8. Serve topped with cilantro and green onion.


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