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2 servings
Prep Time:
5 mins
Cook Time:
40 mins
Meal Types:
Side Dishes
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Spanish Style Brown Rice

Spanish style rice made with brown rice, tomato and peppers, chicken broth or bouillon.



  1. Over medium heat melt butter in a large and lightly toast rice for a few minutes. Add 2 crushed garlic cloves and continue to cook for another minute or two.
  2. Slowly stir in 2 cups of water with bouillon base added or use chicken stock/broth. Stir in tomatoes & chili peppers (like RoTel). Sprinkle sliced green onions on top. Cover.
  3. Reduce heat to lowest setting. Keep covered and allow to simmer slowly for 30 to 40 minutes (do not stir or remove lid during this time).
  4. After 30 minutes fluff rice with a fork. Allow to stay on stove uncovered to dry a little if needed.
  5. Produces 2 cups of rice.
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Easy and goes great with grilled chicken!
19 Aug 12 by member: Aralith221


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Nutrition summary:

There are 462 calories in 1 serving of Spanish Style Brown Rice.
Calorie break-down: 28% fat, 64% carbs, 8% protein.

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size: 1 serving
Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat 129
Calories 462
% Daily Values*
Total Fat 14.34g 22%
  Saturated Fat 7.305g 37%
  Polyunsaturated Fat 0.458g  
  Monounsaturated Fat 2.992g  
Cholesterol 30mg 10%
Sodium 1761mg 73%
Potassium 284mg  
Total Carbohydrate 74.84g 25%
  Dietary Fiber 4g 16%
  Sugars 5.87g  
Protein 9.52g  
Vitamin A 34% Vitamin C 44%
Calcium 12% Iron 26%
of RDI*
(462 calories)
23% of RDI
Calorie Breakdown:
Carbohydrate (64%)
Fat (28%)
Protein (8%)
* Based on a RDI of 2000 calories