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Spanish Rice

By December 15, 2019December 15th, 2021No Comments
Spanish Rice

This is recipe makes for the perfect side dish to any of your favorite Mexican dishes. It’s a super simple version of Spanish Rice and comes together super quickly. This recipe is even easier to make when you have leftover rice. It comes together in only a few minutes with day old rice and tastes wonderful.

Spanish Rice

Spanish Rice

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Author: Deals to Meals


  • 3-4 c. cooked rice
  • 1/2 onion diced
  • 1/2 green bell pepper diced
  • 1/2 red bell pepper diced
  • 1 cup salsa
  • 2 Tbs. lime juice
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • About 1/4 cup chopped cilantro
  • 1 cup shredded cheddar cheese


  • Cook rice as you normally would. Dice the onions and peppers into small pieces. In a saute pan drizzle with a little olive oil and add the vegetables. Saute until tender. Once the vegetables are cooked, add the cooked rice, salsa, lime juice, salt/pepper, cilantro, and shredded cheese. Keep rice warm until ready to serve.

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