Spanish Rice

A change from usual Indian way of cooking rice. (Note: This recipe is in both vegetarian and non-vegetarian section because it uses chicken broth. You can substitute this with vegetable broth or water to keep it vegetarian.)
Super easy

Spanish Rice
Preparation time
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For 4 Person(s)


  • 2 tablespoon(s) olive oil (can use up to 1/4 cup)
  • 1 medium onion, finely chopped
  • 1 clove of garlic, minced
  • 2 cup(s) medium or long-grained white rice
  • 3 cup(s) chicken or vegetable stock
  • 1 tablespoon(s) tomato paste, or 1 cup of diced fresh tomatoes
  • 1 pinch of oregano

Spanish Rice Directions

  1. In a large skillet, brown rice in olive oil on medium/high heat.
  2. Add onion and garlic. Cook onion rice mixture, stirring frequently, about 4 minutes, or until onions are softened.
  3. In a separate sauce pan bring chicken stock to a simmer.
  4. Add tomato sauce, oregano, and salt.
  5. Add rice to broth. Bring to a simmer. Cover. Lower heat and cook 15-25 minutes.
  6. Turn off heat and let sit for 5 minutes.