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Simple Spanish Rice {with Enchilada Sauce}

Simple Spanish Rice {with Enchilada Sauce}

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I. heart. Spanish rice.

I don’t normally go to Mexican restaurants but when I do, Spanish rice is what I always get.

I’ve often failed making good Spanish rice – so I was reluctant to make it again. But my husband suggested that I use enchilada sauce instead of diced tomatoes.

Spanish Rice4Then I thought… “Hmm… enchilada sauce with rice? That sounds fabulous!”

So I used my favorite red enchilada sauce. And I added some canned green chilies, too, and it was so good.

I loved it! And I was glad to figure out a way to enjoy delicious Spanish rice at home.

Spanish Rice3I looked for some corns in the freezer but I guess I ate them all. So no corns added but next time, I will definitely add some corn, too!

Simple Spanish Rice
 
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Recipe type: Rice
Cuisine: Mexican
Serves: 4

Ingredients
  • 3 cups cooked long grain rice
  • ½ cup your favorite red enchilada sauce (or more to your liking)
  • 1 4oz can diced green chilies
  • pinch of salt
  • 1 bunch cilantro leaves, chopped

Instructions
  1. In large pan, over medium high heat, bring rice and enchilada sauce, stirring together. Add the green chilies, pinch of salt, and cilantro leaves.

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One Response to “Simple Spanish Rice {with Enchilada Sauce}”

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    Juliana — April 30, 2013 at 1:19 pm

    I too love Spanish rice, but never make it myself, like that you used enchilada sauce…looks delicious Sook.
    Hope you are having a great week :)

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