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Spanish Rice

A Fast Smash version of Spanish rice.



  1. Heat olive oil in skillet.
  2. Add onions, peppers and garlic.
  3. When vegetables are soft add one cup water and can of tomato paste.
  4. Add chili powder and cumin.
  5. Stir in the cooked rice and drained and rinsed kidney beans.
  6. Simmer 5 to 10 minutes.
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My husband loved this. It's really a complete meal all in one skillet. Very filling. I also added fresh tomatoes.
05 Apr 08 by member: Cornflakes
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Nutrition summary:

There are 281 calories in 1 serving of Spanish Rice.
Calorie break-down: 12% fat, 72% carbs, 15% protein.

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size: 1 serving
Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat 36
Calories 281
% Daily Values*
Total Fat 4.02g 6%
  Saturated Fat 0.621g 3%
  Polyunsaturated Fat 0.911g  
  Monounsaturated Fat 2.172g  
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 49mg 2%
Potassium 909mg  
Total Carbohydrate 52.38g 17%
  Dietary Fiber 9g 36%
  Sugars 5.5g  
Protein 11.25g  
Vitamin A 109% Vitamin C 305%
Calcium 41% Iron 147%
of RDI*
(281 calories)
14% of RDI
Calorie Breakdown:
Carbohydrate (73%)
Fat (12%)
Protein (15%)
* Based on a RDI of 2000 calories

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