Low-Fat Spanish Rice

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Low-Fat Spanish Rice Recipe
Photo: Howard L. Puckett; Styling: Cindy Manning Barr
Since rice is a favorite with my family, this recipe is an easy addition to any meal. It goes together quickly, and the flavors add a great taste to plain rice. CL Reader.
3 servings (serving size: 1 cup)


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Vegetable cooking spray
1 cup uncooked instant rice
1 cup chopped onion
2/3 cup diced green bell pepper
1/2 teaspoon prepared mustard
1/4 teaspoon pepper
1 (14.5-ounce) can whole tomatoes, undrained and chopped
1 (5.5-ounce) can tomato juice


Coat a large nonstick skillet with cooking spray; place over medium-high heat until hot. Add rice, onion, and bell pepper; sauté 5 minutes. Add remaining ingredients; simmer, uncovered, 5 minutes or until liquid is absorbed.

Created date

May 2004

Nutritional Information

Calories 188
Caloriesfromfat 3 %
Fat 0.6 g
Satfat 0.1 g
Monofat 0.1 g
Polyfat 0.2 g
Protein 4.9 g
Carbohydrate 41.7 g
Fiber 2.2 g
Cholesterol 0.0 mg
Iron 2.8 mg
Sodium 705 mg
Calcium 70 mg