Spanish Rice

Spanish Rice

Prep 30 minutes | Cook 30 minutes | Total 1 hour
4 servings


  1. onion, chopped
  2. jalapeno peppers, chopped and seeded
  3. garlic cloves, chopped
  4. 2 tablespoons low-sodium tomato paste
  5. 2 1/2 cups water
  6. 2 tablespoons buttery spread
  7. 1 cup uncooked rice
  8. 1/2 cup canned green peas, low-sodium, drained and rinsed
  9. 1/2 cup canned carrots, low-sodium, drained and rinsed


  1. In a bowl, mix onion, peppers, garlic, tomato paste and 1/4 cup water; set aside.
  2. In a skillet over medium heat, melt buttery spread and cook rice.  Stir and cook until rice is golden.
  3. Stir in remaining water, peas, carrots and onion mixture.  Bring to a boil over high heat.
  4. Reduce heat to low, cover and cook for 20 minutes or until rice is tender. 
Adding brown rice will increase the fiber content of this recipe.

"An easy dish!"

Nutrition Information

Calories: 230
Fat: 2.5 g
Cholesterol: 0 mg
Sodium: 200 mg
Carbohydrate: 47 g
Dietary fiber: 3 g
Protein: 5 g