Spanish Rice

I’ve had Spanish Rice a few times at a Mexican restaurant and liked it a lot, but had never made it.  I stumbled upon it in the June issue of Martha Stewart Living and decided to give it a try.

spanish riceThis recipe is very easy. Basically you’re just cooking rice with some onion, garlic, carrot, tomato paste and chicken broth. No additional seasonings or spices.

The rice cooked easily and was moist and a beautiful orange color. I’m a big fan of this dish. It’s simple yet different enough from plain rice that it’s a nice change. The other thing I really love about it is that the rice needs no butter.  I often make rice as a side dish and we like it plain with just butter and salt, but this dish is moist and tasty without any added fat which makes it a big winner in my book!

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2 Responses to Spanish Rice

  1. Bethany says:

    I’ve been looking for a good Mexican rice recipe. Thanks for trying this one out, I’ll definitely make this one to try it out on my family!

  2. marthaandme says:

    I’ve never made it before and thought there was something complicated about it. It was really easy. Let me know how you like it!

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