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Spanish-Style Rice

Spanish-Style Rice

This robust one-pot rice dish comes together in minutes—and it’s vegetarian, too!


4 servings

Prep Time

10 minutes

Total Time

30 minutes


  • 114.5-ounce can Mexican-style stewed tomatoes, cut up (undrained)
  • 1/2cup water
  • 1teaspoon chili powder
  • 1/2cup uncooked long-grain rice
  • 1/4teaspoon salt
  • 1/8teaspoon black pepper
  • Several dash hot pepper sauce (optional)
  • 1/4cup chopped pimiento-stuffed olives or chopped pitted ripe olives
  • 1/2cup shredded Cheddar cheese (2 ounces)


  1. In a medium saucepan, combine tomatoes, water, chili powder, rice, salt, pepper and, if desired, hot sauce. Bring to a boil; reduce heat. Simmer, covered, for about 20 minutes or until rice is tender and most of the liquid is absorbed. Stir in olives. Sprinkle with Cheddar.

Nutrition Facts

Per serving (recipe makes 4 servings)

Calories 185kcal
Carbohydrate Total 25g
Total Sugars 4g
Fiber 2g
Total Fat 6g
Saturated Fat 3g
Mono Saturated Fat 2g
Cholesterol 15mg
Sodium 590mg
Protein 6g
Potassium 184mg

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