Easy Spanish Rice Recipe

This Spanish rice is so very compelling. Savor this rice irresistibly seasoned with vegetables and bacon for your next meal ! Your suggestions for this Spanish rice are welcome.


Difficulty LevelEasyHealth IndexAverage
Main IngredientInterest Group


 Cooked rice2 Cup (32 tbs)
 Bacon slices4
 Bacon drippings/Butter / margarine2 Tablespoon
 Chopped onion1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
 Chopped green pepper1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
 Canned tomatoes16 Ounce, undrained (1 Can)
 Salt1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Pepper1⁄4 Teaspoon
 Chili powder1⁄4 Teaspoon
 Liquid pepper sauce1 Drop

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 954 Calories from Fat 314

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 35 g54.2%

Saturated Fat 15.1 g75.4%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 37.2 mg

Sodium 1890.1 mg78.8%

Total Carbohydrates 145 g48.2%

Dietary Fiber 12.6 g50.6%

Sugars 5.1 g

Protein 19 g38.5%

Vitamin A 75.9% Vitamin C 171.2%

Calcium 19.4% Iron 65%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


1. Prepare rice and set aside.
2. Arrange bacon on a microwave-oven-safe roast rack set in a glass baking dish. Cover with a paper towel. Cook in microwave oven
4 minutes at High, or until done. Crumble bacon and set aside.
3. Combine bacon drippings, onion and green pepper in a 2-quart glass casserole. Cook uncovered in microwave oven 4 minutes at High; stir once.
4. Chop tomatoes. Add chopped tomatoes, tomato liquid, seasonings and cooked rice to casserole; stir. Cover and heat in microwave oven to serving temperature (5 to 6 minutes at High).
5. Sprinkle bacon over top.