Spanish Rice I


This is a quick and easy way to spice up rice. Saute instant rice with onion, red bell pepper and green bell pepper. Then simmer with tomatoes and tomato juice and you've got a savory Spanish-style rice.

Prep Time:
5 mins
Cook Time:
15 mins
Total Time:
20 mins
4 servings


  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil

  • 1 ½ cups instant rice

  • 1 onion, chopped

  • 1 red bell pepper, chopped

  • ½ green bell pepper, chopped

  • 1 teaspoon prepared mustard

  • ½ teaspoon salt

  • 1 ½ (14.5 ounce) cans whole peeled tomatoes

  • 1 cup tomato juice


  1. In a large saucepan over medium heat combine oil, rice, onion, red bell pepper and green bell pepper. Saute until onions are translucent. Stir in mustard, salt, tomatoes and tomato juice; simmer for 5 minutes.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

509 Calories
4g Fat
108g Carbs
11g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 4
Calories 509
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 4g 5%
Saturated Fat 1g 3%
Sodium 684mg 30%
Total Carbohydrate 108g 39%
Dietary Fiber 5g 16%
Total Sugars 9g
Protein 11g
Vitamin C 86mg 431%
Calcium 63mg 5%
Iron 8mg 43%
Potassium 548mg 12%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.