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Easy Spanish Rice

So easy, so yummy, so authentic tasting! From my sister-in-law who is a fabulous Mexican cook. This rice is easy to multiply and hard to mess up. With so few ingredients and such great taste, it's a favorite.

Ready In:
25mins
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ingredients

  • 1 cup white rice
  • 2 cups water
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 14 teaspoon cracked pepper (or preground pepper if you don't have whole pepper)
  • 1 tomato-flavored bouillon cube (found in Mexican isle at grocery store, Knorr brand is best)
  • 14 cup salsa (or pic de gallo or 1/4 tomato & 1/8 onion if you don't have salsa)

directions

  • In a medium size sauce pan, place olive oil, pepper and tomato bullion.
  • Simmer until bullion dissolves.
  • Add rice.
  • Add water.
  • Add salsa (or tomatoes and onion).
  • Sprinkle a tiny bit more pepper.
  • Stir together.
  • Cover and simmer for 20 minutes as you would regular rice.
  • Fluff and serve.
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"So easy, so yummy, so authentic tasting! From my sister-in-law who is a fabulous Mexican cook. This rice is easy to multiply and hard to mess up. With so few ingredients and such great taste, it's a favorite."
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  1. Sydney Mike
    This is such a nice tasting, easy to make dish, & I followed your recipe though I did use my own posted pico de gallo recipe! I do enjoy just plain ol' rice, whether white or brown, but it's great to be able to dress it up now & then, as your recipe does! Thanks for sharing it! [Made & reviewed for one of my adopted chefs in this Spring's Pick A Chef event]
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  2. donnaarch
    So easy, so yummy, so authentic tasting! From my sister-in-law who is a fabulous Mexican cook. This rice is easy to multiply and hard to mess up. With so few ingredients and such great taste, it's a favorite.
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