Speedy Spanish Rice Fiesta Creative new

A Zesty, Effortless Side Dish in Minutes!
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A Zesty, Effortless Side Dish in Minutes!

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Speedy Spanish Rice Fiesta Creative new

Difficulty: Beginner Prep Time 10 mins Cook Time 25 mins Total Time 35 mins
Cooking Temp: 275  °F Servings: 6 Estimated Cost: 2.5 Calories: 235
Best Season: Available

Description

This quick and easy Spanish rice uses instant rice, vegetable juice, and taco seasoning for a spicy side dish that comes together in a flash. Perfect for busy weeknights or last-minute meals.

Ingredients

Instructions

  1. In a saucepan, sautee onion and garlic, vegetable oil over medium heat for about 5 minutes.

  2. Mix uncooked rice into sautéed onion and garlic, stir for 2 minutes.

  3. Mix in broth, veggie juice and taco seasoning into the rice mix. Bring to a boil, then reduce heat to low. Cover and simmer for 15 minutes or until rice is tender and liquid is absorbed.

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Nutrition Facts

Amount Per Serving
Calories 190kcal
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 0.4g1%
Sodium 595mg25%
Total Carbohydrate 42.9g15%
Protein 4.1g9%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily value may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

Note

  • For a milder flavor, reduce the amount of taco seasoning.
  • Add diced tomatoes, bell peppers, or onions for extra flavor and texture.

Keywords: Spanish rice, instant rice, vegetable juice, taco seasoning, quick, easy, side dish

Frequently Asked Questions

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Can I use regular rice instead of instant rice?

Yes, but you'll need to adjust the cooking time and liquid ratio according to the package instructions.

Is this recipe spicy?

The spice level depends on the taco seasoning used. For a milder version, reduce the amount of seasoning or choose a mild variety.

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