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Spanish Rice

Spanish Rice

Sue Lau, Palatable Pastime
5 from 6 votes
Total Time 45 mins
Course Side Dish
Cuisine Spanish
Servings 4


  • 1 cup uncooked long grain rice
  • 1 sweet onion chopped
  • 2 tablespoons chopped garlic
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 10- ounces canned diced tomatoes with green chillies
  • 12 ounces chicken broth
  • 1/2 teaspoon saffron threads
  • 1/4 cup sliced ripe black olives
  • 1/4 cup frozen peas and carrots thawed
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon black pepper


  • Saute onion and garlic in olive oil in a large saucepan until onion is soft.
  • Add remaining ingredients and stir; bring to a boil, then reduce heat, cover and simmer for 20 minutes or until liquid has been absorbed.
  • Remove from heat and place a clean dish towel between the lid and the pan and allow to sit undisturbed for 15 minutes or so.
  • Remove lid and towel and fluff rice with fork.


From the Kitchen of palatablepastime.com


Serving: 1g
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