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    Quick & EZ Spanish rice

    Total Time:

    Prep Time:

    Cook Time:

    1 hrs

    15 mins

    45 mins

    Danzy's Note:

    Another iron skillet recipe from my childhood. Mom had to stretch the budget and make it tasty for all us younguns. Feel free to adjust spices to suit your own tastes.

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    Ingredients:

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    Directions:

    1. 1
      Spray non stick or iron skillet with no stick spray and brown meat.
    2. 2
      Remove meat from skillet and set aside.
    3. 3
      Saute onion and peppers until just tender and add meat back to skillet.
    4. 4
      Drain rotel tomatoes and reserve liquid.
    5. 5
      Add tomatoes, garlic and spices to meat.
    6. 6
      Add enough water to make 2 cups to rotel liquid and add to meat along with the tomato sauce.
    7. 7
      Stir in rice and cover.
    8. 8
      Either simmer over low heat or put in oven at 350 till liquid is absorbed and rice is tender.
    9. 9
      Sprinkle cheese over top and let melt just before serving.

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    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on April 16, 2008

      55

      This was very tasty. I added chopped black olives and used 2 cups cooked brown rice. I just mixed the ingredients, using only the juice from the Ro-tel tomatoes (no added water), topped it with the cheese and heated it in the oven for about 20 minutes.

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    • on September 19, 2003

      55

      Danzy, this was wonderful, simple and such a great budget meal. I added a little jalapeno, and some chopped olives with the cheese. My husband could not stop complimenting it and ate two plates full!! Thanks for sharing it.

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    Nutritional Facts for Quick & EZ Spanish rice

    Serving Size: 1 (260 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 6

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 382.2
     
    Calories from Fat 149
    39%
    Total Fat 16.6 g
    25%
    Saturated Fat 7.4 g
    37%
    Cholesterol 63.4 mg
    21%
    Sodium 635.9 mg
    26%
    Total Carbohydrate 36.4 g
    12%
    Dietary Fiber 2.2 g
    8%
    Sugars 3.2 g
    13%
    Protein 21.4 g
    42%

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