Hi! What?! I’m posting on a Saturday? A Saturday night to boot! What’s up with that! I know how to party I tell ya.
Well I had a request…a couple actually…for the recipe for ‘that rice’ in my Mexican Grilled Shrimp and Avocado Butter post. So here it is my friends, Spanish Rice! And because every post needs a pretty picture, I’m posting one you’ve already seen before…
- 2 tbsp oil
- 1/2 cup chopped onion
- 2 - 3 cloves garlic minced
- 1 1/4 cups rice use any kind you like - we use brown rice
- 3 cups water
- 1 cup tomato sauce
- 1/4 tsp salt
- 1 cup kidney beans
- 1/2 red pepper chopped
- 1 tomato chopped
In a large pan, heat the oil over medium heat, then add the onion and garlic and saute for about 5 minutes.
Add the rice and saute until the rice starts to brown lightly, about 5 minutes.
Add the water, tomato sauce, and salt. Mix well.
Bring to a boil, then reduce the heat to medium-low. Cover and simmer until the rice has absorbed almost all of the liquid - about 15 minutes.
Then at this time, add the kidney beans, red pepper and tomatoes, and cook for about 5 more minutes, until the rice is tender.
Recipe adapted from 200 Easy Mexican Recipes