Easy Spanish Rice Recipe


Difficulty LevelEasyHealth IndexHealthy
Main Ingredient


 Vegetable cooking spray1 Tablespoon
 Chopped green pepper1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
 Chopped onion1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
 Canned no salt added tomato sauce16 Ounce (Two 8 Ounce Cans)
 Canned no salt added stewed tomatoes14 1⁄2 Ounce, undrained, chopped (One 14 1/2 Ounce Cans)
 Long grain rice1 Cup (16 tbs), uncooked
 Water1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
 Chili powder1 Teaspoon
 Dried oregano1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Salt1⁄4 Teaspoon
 Ground red pepper1⁄4 Teaspoon
 Ground cumin1⁄4 Teaspoon

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 374 Calories from Fat 43

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 5 g7.4%

Saturated Fat 0.79 g3.9%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 834.7 mg34.8%

Total Carbohydrates 73 g24.2%

Dietary Fiber 6.5 g26.1%

Sugars 12.2 g

Protein 8 g16.9%

Vitamin A 26.3% Vitamin C 58.6%

Calcium 5.7% Iron 12.2%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


1. Coat a nonstick skillet with cooking spray; place over medium-high heat until hot. Add green pepper and onion; saute 5 minutes or until tender.
2. Add tomato sauce and remaining ingredients. Bring to a boil; cover, reduce heat, and simmer 25 minutes or until rice is tender and liquid is absorbed.