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Spanish Rice

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  Olive oil 2 Teaspoon
  Yellow onion 1 Medium, finely chopped
  Sweet green pepper 1 Medium, cored, seeded, and diced
  Canned low sodium tomatoes 1 Pound, drained and chopped (1 Can)
  Garlic 2 Clove (10 gm), minced
  Long grain white rice/Long grain brown rice 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  Chicken stock/Vegetable stock / low-sodium chicken broth 3 Cup (48 tbs)
  Dried thyme 3⁄4 Teaspoon, crumbled
  Salt/To taste 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Ground turmeric 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Ground black pepper 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Bay leaf 1
  Minced parsley 2 Tablespoon, garnish

1 In a medium-size saucepan, heatthe oil over moderate heat.
Add the onion and green pepperand saute, stirring occasionally, for 5 minutes or until softened.
Add the tomatoes and garlic and saute, stirring, for 2 minutes.
2 Add the rice, stock, thyme, salt, turmeric, black pepper, and bay leaf and bringtoa boil.
Lowerthe heat, cover, and simmer until the rice is tender and all the liquid has been absorbed 15 to 20 minutes for white rice, 35 to 40 minutes for brown.
Remove and discard the bay leaf.
Garnish each serving with parsley if desired.

Recipe Summary

Main Dish
Rice, Vegetable

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1555 Calories from Fat 192

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 22 g33.3%

Saturated Fat 4.5 g22.3%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 21.6 mg7.2%

Sodium 2096.9 mg87.4%

Total Carbohydrates 289 g96.3%

Dietary Fiber 15.2 g60.6%

Sugars 28.4 g

Protein 46 g91.2%

Vitamin A 134.3% Vitamin C 348%

Calcium 25.5% Iron 68.4%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Spanish Rice Recipe