Spanish Rice Recipe

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Spanish Rice
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  1. In large saucepan saute onion and rice in oil over medium-high heat, stirring often, until onion is translucent; about 6-7 minutes.
  2. Stir in cumin, oregano, stewed tomatoes with liquid, chicken bouillon granules, and water. Bring to a boil over high heat, stirring often.
  3. Cover; reduce heat to low and simmer for 15-20 minutes, until rice is done.
  4. Note: Add can of corn and chopped green pepper during the last 5 minutes of cooking, if using.
  5. Remove from heat; squeeze the lemon in to the hot rice and stir well.
  6. Garnish with fresh cilantro, if desired.
  7. Serve hot, or at room temperature.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 75.98 Kcal (318 kJ)
Calories from fat 61.66 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 6.85g 11%
Cholesterol 0.26mg 0%
Sodium 481.98mg 20%
Potassium 68.06mg 1%
Total Carbs 3.26g 1%
Sugars 0.9g 4%
Dietary Fiber 0.86g 3%
Protein 0.75g 1%
Vitamin C 11.1mg 19%
Iron 0.2mg 1%
Calcium 18.4mg 2%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 69.34 Kcal (290 kJ)
Calories from fat 56.27 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 6.25g 11%
Cholesterol 0.24mg 0%
Sodium 439.88mg 20%
Potassium 62.11mg 1%
Total Carbs 2.98g 1%
Sugars 0.82g 4%
Dietary Fiber 0.78g 3%
Protein 0.68g 1%
Vitamin C 10.2mg 19%
Iron 0.2mg 1%
Calcium 16.8mg 2%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
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  • salty
  • savory
  • bitter
  • sweet
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Weightwatchers Points

  • 1.9
  • 2

Good Points

  • saturated fat free,
  • cholesterol free

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