Simplest Spanish Rice

READY IN: 21mins
Recipe by aneunayme

Fast, easy, and delicioso! If you use the recipe and make the sauce yourself, you will have a lot of sauce. Perhaps make the rice to serve with enchiladas, or reduce the recipe so not to waste it.

Top Review by choco chip

I like my spanish rice with meat so I browned and drained 1 pound of hamburger in a skillet, then followed the recipe as directed in the skillet with the meat. It was delicious but could have been a little spicier for my taste. I spiced it up with a little Mexican hot sauce.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Heat water to boiling.
  2. Add Rotel and rice.
  3. Prepare enchilada sauce (if using recipe rather than canned) by combining all ingredients in a medium bowl and mixing until butter is melted.
  4. When most of water is absorbed in rice, reduce heat and add enchilada sauce.
  5. Cover and simmer until tender.
  6. When using canned enchilada sauce this recipe takes only 20 minutes to prepare.
  7. Makes a delicious appetizer when served with corn chips and salsa or pica de gallo.

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