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Easy Spanish Rice

My Easy Spanish Rice recipe or Mexican rice if you like to call it that is so super simple to make. It's a perfect side dish with your tacos. burritos, casseroles, and more.
Course Side Dish
Cuisine Mexican


  • 3 tbsp Butter
  • 1/2 Onion diced
  • 2 cup White Long Grain Rice uncooked
  • 15 oz Tomato Sauce
  • 2 1/2 cup Chicken Broth
  • 1 tsp Minced Garlic
  • 1 tsp Oregano
  • 1 1/2 tsp Ground Cumin
  • 3 tsp Chili Powder


  • In a large skillet over medium heat, melt butter and add onion. Cook until tender.
  • Add rice and stir to coat. Cook 2-3 minutes until rice is lightly toasted.
  • Stir in tomato sauce and chicken broth.
  • Add remaining ingredients, stir and bring to a boil.
  • Reduce heat to low.
  • Cover and simmer for 20-25 minutes, until rice is tender.
  • Remove from heat and fluff with a fork before serving.