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Texas style Spanish rice

Texas Style Spanish Rice Recipe

In many cultures, rice is considered an inseparable part of the meal.  A steaming bowl of rice can be great comfort food.  This recipe of Texas style Spanish rice will be a hit at your dining table.
4.50 from 2 votes
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 25 mins
Total Time 35 mins
Course Main Course
Cuisine Mexican
Servings 2
Calories 166 kcal




  • ¼ cup Onion (chopped)
  • ¼ cup Green Pepper (chopped)
  • 2 tablespoons Canola Oil
  • 1 cup Long Grain Rice (uncooked)
  • ½ cup Tomatoes with Green Chiles (chopped)
  • ¼ teaspoon Ground Turmeric
  • 1 teaspoon Ground Cumin
  • ½ teaspoon Salt
  • ¼ teaspoon Garlic Powder
  • 2 cups Water
  • 2 tablespoons Fresh Cilantro (chopped)


  • In a skillet, sauté onions and green peppers in oil for 2 minutes. Once done, add rice to it and stir.
  • Add tomatoes, cumin, salt, turmeric, salt, garlic powder, and water to the skillet. Bring them all to boil. After that, reduce the heat to a minimum.
  • Cover and cook the rice for 20 minutes until the water gets absorbed.
  • Garnish it with chopped cilantro. Serve hot.


Calories: 166kcal | Carbohydrates: 27g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 5g | Sodium: 279mg
Keyword Mexican rice, Spanish, Spanish rice, Texas style, Texas style spanish rice
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