Spanish Rice II

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Rice is sauteed with onion and green bell pepper, and then simmered with water, chopped tomatoes and spices.

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Prep Time:
10 mins
Cook Time:
30 mins
Total Time:
40 mins
Servings:
4
Yield:
4 servings

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil

  • 1 cup uncooked white rice

  • 1 onion, chopped

  • ½ green bell pepper, chopped

  • 2 cups water

  • 1 (10 ounce) can diced tomatoes and green chiles

  • 2 teaspoons chili powder, or to taste

  • 1 teaspoon salt

Directions

  1. Heat oil in a deep skillet over medium heat. Saute rice, onion, and bell pepper until rice is browned and onions are tender.

  2. Stir in water and tomatoes. Season with chili powder and salt. Cover, and simmer for 30 minutes, or until rice is cooked and liquid is absorbed.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

270 Calories
8g Fat
46g Carbs
5g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 4
Calories 270
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 8g 10%
Saturated Fat 1g 6%
Sodium 882mg 38%
Total Carbohydrate 46g 17%
Dietary Fiber 3g 9%
Total Sugars 2g
Protein 5g
Vitamin C 18mg 89%
Calcium 42mg 3%
Iron 2mg 12%
Potassium 219mg 5%

* 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.

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