Hearty Spanish Rice

Hearty Spanish Rice

Preparation Time15 mins Cooking Time40 mins Makes 8 servings

Cooking the rice in oil along with the garlic adds a subtle toasted flavor to the dish.

Nutritional Information

Calories

250 (1 serving)

Calories from Fat

40 (1 serving)

Total Fat

4.5g (1 serving)

Saturated Fat

0.5g (1 serving)

Sodium

700mg (1 serving)

Total Carbs

49g (1 serving)

Dietary Fiber

4g (1 serving)

Sugars

7g (1 serving)

Protein

6g (1 serving)

Calcium

4% (1 serving)

Iron

15% (1 serving)

Vitamin C

25% (1 serving)

Vitamin A

4% (1 serving)

Ingredients List
  1. 1 Tbsp. vegetable oil
  2. 1 medium onion, chopped
  3. 1 1/2 cups regular rice or converted
  4. 2 cloves garlic, chopped
  5. 1 Tbsp. Knorr® Chicken flavor Bouillon
  6. 3 1/2 cups warm water
  7. 1 jar (1 lb. 8 oz.) pasta sauce
  8. 2 cups frozen whole kernel corn
  9. 2 tsp. chili powder
  10. 1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro

Directions

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1. Heat oil in 3-quart saucepan over medium heat and cook onion, stirring occasionally, 3 minutes.

2. Add rice and garlic and continue cooking, stirring frequently, 1 minute. Stir in Bouillon and water. Bring to a boil over high heat. Reduce heat to low and simmer covered 15 minutes.

3. Stir in sauce, corn and chili powder. Return to a boil over high heat. Reduce heat to low and simmer covered, stirring occasionally, 10 minutes or until rice is tender. Stir in cilantro and let stand covered 10 minutes before serving. Garnish, if desired, with additional chopped fresh cilantro leaves.