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Spanish Rice

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Spanish Rice
En Español

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  • Makes: 6 servings

Enjoy this rice dish filled with vegetables and spices with your favorite chicken, fish, or bean dish. 

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 1/2 cup green pepper (chopped)
  • 1/4 cup onion (chopped)
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon ground red pepper
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1 cup rice (uncooked)
  • 1 can canned chopped tomatoes (14.5 ounces, undrained)
  • 2 cups water

Directions

1. Brown green pepper and onion in oil until tender.

2. Stir in the spices, rice, tomatoes with juice, and water.

3. Cover and cook over low heat for 20 minutes or until rice is done.

Notes

Source: USDA Food Distribution Program on Indian Reservations, A River of Recipes
Native American Recipes Using Commodity Foods

Nutrition Information

Serving Size: 1/6 recipe (210g)
Nutrients Amount
Total Calories 179
Total Fat 5 g
Saturated Fat 1 g
Cholesterol 0 mg
Sodium 296 mg
Carbohydrates 30 g
Dietary Fiber 2 g
Total Sugars 3 g
Added Sugars included 0 g
Protein 3 g
Vitamin D 0 mcg
Calcium 41 mg
Iron 2 mg
Potassium 225 mg
N/A - data is not available
Nutrients Amount
Total Calories 179
Total Fat 5 g
Saturated Fat 1 g
Monounsaturated Fat 2 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 2 g
Linoleic Acid 2 g
α-Linolenic Acid 0.3 g
Omega 3 - EPA 0 mg
Omega 3 - DHA 0 mg
Cholesterol 0 mg
Carbohydrates 30 g
Dietary Fiber 2 g
Total Sugars 3 g
Added Sugars included 0 g
Protein 3 g
Minerals
Calcium 41 mg
Potassium 225 mg
Sodium 296 mg
Copper 128 mcg
Iron 2 mg
Magnesium 23 mg
Phosphorus 61 mg
Selenium 8 mcg
Zinc 1 mg
Vitamins
Vitamin A 29 mcg RAE
Vitamin B6 0.2 mg
Vitamin B12 0 mcg
Vitamin C 20 mg
Vitamin D 0 mcg
Vitamin E 1 mg
Vitamin K 9 mcg
Folate 97 mcg DFE
Thiamin 0.6 mg
Riboflavin 0.1 mg
Niacin 2 mg
Choline 9 mg
Note: only nutrients that are available will show on this display

MyPlate Food Groups

MyPlate Food Groups
Vegetables
1/2 cups
Grains
1 ounces

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