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Zesty Spanish Rice

Zesty Spanish Rice

Traditional Spanish rice with extra flavor creates a classic side dish.

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10 min
Prep Time
35 min
Total Time


2 tablespoons Land O Lakes® Butter

1 small (1/2 cup) onion, chopped

1 small (1/2 cup) green bell pepper, chopped

1 teaspoon chili powder

1/2 teaspoon ground cumin

1/4 teaspoon garlic salt

1/4 teaspoon ground red pepper (cayenne)

1 cup long grain white rice

1 (14.5-ounce) can petite diced tomatoes, drained

2 1/2 cups chicken broth

How to make

  1. STEP 1

    Melt butter in 3-quart saucepan over medium heat until sizzling. Add onion, bell pepper, chili powder, cumin, garlic salt and ground red pepper; cook over medium heat 4-6 minutes or until vegetables are softened. Add rice, tomatoes and broth. Continue cooking 3-5 minutes or until mixture comes to a boil.

  2. STEP 2

    Reduce heat to medium-low. Cover; cook 15-18 minutes or until rice is tender and all liquid is absorbed.

Nutrition (1 serving)

270 Calories
7 Fat (g)
20 Cholesterol (mg)
980 Sodium (mg)
46 Carbohydrates (g)
3 Dietary Fiber
5 Protein (g)
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