Quick Spanish Rice Meatless Recipe


Preparation Time10 MinCooking Time30 Min
Ready In40 MinDifficulty LevelEasy
Health IndexAverageServings2
VegetarianMain Ingredient


 Olive oil/Peanut oil3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
 Onion1 Medium, sliced
 Green pepper1⁄2 Medium, dice
 Cooked rice1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
 Tomato sauce2 Can (20 oz)
 Hot water1 Cup (16 tbs)
 Salt1 Teaspoon
 Pepper To Taste
 Cumin powder To Taste
 Chili powder To Taste

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 1058 Calories from Fat 726

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 82 g126.4%

Saturated Fat 11.4 g57.1%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 1023 mg42.6%

Total Carbohydrates 74 g24.7%

Dietary Fiber 7.2 g28.9%

Sugars 20.1 g

Protein 8 g16.7%

Vitamin A 35.9% Vitamin C 125.4%

Calcium 8% Iron 28.6%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


1) In a pan, saute the onion, green pepper and rice in the oil, stir over high heat until brown.
2) Stir in hot water, tomato sauce and season well; blend well, allow to boil and simmer covered for about 20 min, stirring occasionally.

3) Serve immediately.