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Spanish Brown Rice

Rated as 4.41 out of 5 Stars

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

1 h 10 m servings 199 cals
Original recipe yields 4 servings (4 side dish servings)

Directions

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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.

Footnotes

  • Tip
  • Aluminum foil helps keep food moist, ensures it cooks evenly, keeps leftovers fresh, and makes clean-up easy.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 199 calories; 1.5 g fat; 42.2 g carbohydrates; 5 g protein; 0 mg cholesterol; 396 mg sodium. Full nutrition

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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...

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I just increased my review to three stars because I found the recipe to be ok if you turned it into something else. As written, it tasted to me like rice and salsa, not Spanish rice. But add oni...

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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 do like this recipe but made a few small changes. I used brown rice because I did not have white. I sautéed 1/4 chopped onion and 1/4 chopped red pepper in coconut oil. Added the rice to bro...

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...

Very good side dish to go with grilled steaks and Black Bean and Cucumber Salad (from this site). I sautéed half an onion and a bit of green pepper in butter before adding garlic and rice. After...

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

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.

I just increased my review to three stars because I found the recipe to be ok if you turned it into something else. As written, it tasted to me like rice and salsa, not Spanish rice. But add oni...