Spanish Rice With Ham

Total Time
20mins
Prep 10 mins
Cook 10 mins

This is a quick side dish to serve with Mexican entrees. We like spicy, so I usually add some spices to kick it up a notch, but it's good as is. It also freezes well.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. In a large saucepan melt butter over medium heat. Saute green pepper until crisp tender.
  2. Stir in ham, undrained stewed tomatoes, tomato juice, peas, and water. Bring to a boil. Remove from heat and stir in instant rice. Cover and let stand about 5 minutes or until rice is tender.

Reviews

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This was excellent! Cooked it for the guys who were helping with plumbing on my house and they all loved it. I added one sliced sweet onion, I served it with slices of french bread. I agree with Kittencal that it could do with a couple cloves of garlic. I will do this again.

Nat King Coleslaw June 28, 2015

I did add onions as suggested by a reviewer and left out the green peas. Very tasty! Made for ZWT3.

Caroline Cooks June 17, 2007

Needed onions in my opnion and a little more spice but still very good. We had the rice with breakfast when it was fresh then froze the last of it in 5 single serve portions. I used my Seal-a-Meal and they kept well. I microwaved them 2 1/2 minutes at 30 second intervals and will have these with the girls for lunch this afternoon. Made your recipe as a Spain Freezer Pleaser Challenge for ZWT3. TFS, I'll do these again.

Julie B's Hive June 04, 2007

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