Spanish Rice Using Tomato Sauce

Total Time
Prep 10 mins
Cook 20 mins

Since I can't eat entire tomatoes, I'm grateful for a recipe that uses tomato sauce instead of crushed tomatoes, etc. This recipe comes from Host Chelsie Kenyon on's Mexican cooking forum. Thank you, Chelsie! Please see Chelsie's original recipe here at You can make the salt nonexistent in this recipe by using no-salt tomato sauce and chicken broth.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In medium saucepan, heat oil over medium heat. Add in garlic and onion. Saute 1-2 minutes until softened.
  2. Add in dry rice. While stirring, cook for about 5 minutes until rice is golden brown.
  3. Slowly add in broth and tomato sauce into rice, not directly onto hot pan. Stir; bring to boil.
  4. Turn heat to low and cover. Let simmer for 20 minutes.
  5. Fluff with fork.
Most Helpful

5 5

Perfect recipe for perfect Spanish Style rice using tomato sauce! Tastes lovely!!!

1 5

Takes way longer and requires WAY more water. No good but I can't give it no stars :-/ Wish I didn't do this the night before mothers day

5 5

It was fast, easy and best of all; Delicious!! :)