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Spanish rice [span-ish rahys]
1. rice prepared with chopped onions, tomatoes, green peppers, and sometimes diced ham, seasoned with cayenne pepper and mixed with butter.
by Susan Andrews
(Originally at Tide & Thyme)
1 cup white rice
1 3/4 cups water
1 cup salsa
1 small red onion, diced
1/2 red pepper, diced
1/2 cup black olives, roughly chopped
2 tsp chicken or vegetable bouillon (powder, cube, or base)
1 tsp ground cumin
1/2 tsp black pepper
2 tbsp butter
Melt butter in large skillet over medium-high heat. Add onions and peppers to the pan, and sauté until starting to soften, about 3 minutes.
Add rice to the pan, and cook, stirring often, for 2 minutes.
Add cumin, black pepper, olives, salsa, chicken bouillon, and water.
Stir to combine and bring to a boil. Once boiling, cover, reduce heat to low, and cook for 20 minutes.
Remove cover and fluff with fork before serving.