Spanish Rice

Spanish Rice

Community Classics .
Edited on Aug 02, 2009

This is a quick and delicious recipe that is considered a staple food in most Texas homes. It is economical and feeds a lot of people.


2 cups white rice
4 cups water
About 2 Tablespoons grease
Garlic ( add to your taste preference)
salt ( add to your taste preference)
comino ( add to your taste preference)
1 bell pepper
1 can salsa ot tomatoe sauce (Spicy or not spicy)
1 can whole tomatoes


Put just enough grease in bottom of cast iron skillet to cover it, add 2 cups of white rice and brown the rice over medium heat. Do not burn but brown really good. Once browned add a can of salsa and let fry for about 30 seconds (it will sizzle) then add 4 cups of water and let it simmer. While it is simmmering add the following spices to it: garlic, comino, salt (if you use salt) We also like bell pepper and onions in ours. The salsa has a little bit of Jalapenos so if you don't like spicy use tomatoes sauce. Also add a can of whole tomatoes chopped up and let simmer until rice is tender and most of liquid is cooked into the rice.

Not a NESTLÉ®-tested recipe.

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