Wednesday, April 2, 2008

Easy Spanish Rice





Spanish Rice

1 cup chopped onion

1/2 cup chopped green pepper

1 cup instant brown rice

1 24-26 oz jar garden variety pasta sauce

1- 14- 16 oz can chicken broth

1 - 2 cups cooked ground beef, ground turkey, or other cooked meat


Flour tortillas

Shredded cheese

Heat 1 Tbls olive oil in an electic skillet on a nonstick skillet over medium high heat.

Add onion and saute 4-5 minutes. Add green pepper, cook 1-2 minutes. Add rice, and cook, stirring frequently, until rice is browned, 1-2 minutes.

Add pasta sauce and chicken broth. Bring mixture to a boil. Add cooked meat, cover and reduce heat to a medium low.

Cook for 25 minutes or until liquid is absorbed and rice is tender. Turn off heat and let cool 5 minutes.

Warm a flour tortilla for a few minutes in the microwave. Place 1/2 cup spanish rice in tortilla, sprinkle with shredded cheese, roll up, and serve.



2 comments:

chou said...

My mom made spanish rice as a kid and I loved it. I'd forgotten about it until seeing your post!

JakeB said...

I'm making this tonight! Sounds yummy!