Easy Homemade Spanish Rice Made with Brown Rice

Homemade Spanish rice is easy to make. If you would like to make it as healthy as possible, then this recipe is for you.


Bell pepper 1/2
Brown rice 2 Cup (32 tbs) (not instant)
Olive oil 1/4 Cup (4 tbs)
Butter 1 Tablespoon
Yellow onion 1/2 Medium (chopped 1 inch size)
Tomato puree 1 1/4 Cup (20 tbs)
Salt 2 Teaspoon
Chicken broth 3 3/4 Cup (60 tbs)
Chili powder 1/4 Teaspoon



1. Cut the green pepper and rough chop the onions, set aside.


2. In a large frying pan pour the olive oil and butter, add the rice and stir for 5-10 minutes until the rice is browned.

3. Add the onions and bell pepper, stir and cook the onions until translucent.

4. Add the warm chicken broth, tomato puree, salt, garlic powder and chili powder bring it to a boil on medium high heat.

5. Once it reaches to full boil cover the pan and cook the rice for 40-50 minutes.


6. Serve the Spanish rice hot along with a fresh salad.


Do not scrape the bottom of the pan as the rice might be slightly burnt.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Easy
Cook Time: 60 Minutes
Ready In: 60 Minutes
Servings: 2

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 1054Calories from Fat 338

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat 39 g60%

Saturated Fat 8 g40%

Trans Fat 0 g


Sodium 3125 mg130.21%

Total Carbohydrates 160 g53.3%

Dietary Fiber 10 g40%

Sugars 9 g

Protein 19 g38%

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet