Baked Spanish-style Rice

This rice dish is a perfect blend of spices and would go very well with Eggplant Parmesan for a filling, satisfying  and meatless dinner.


Ingredients

For 4 people

Recipe

  • 1/2 cup(s) chopped onion
  • 1/2 cup(s) small green bell pepper, seeded and chopped
  • 1 teaspoon(s) minced garlic in oil
  • 1 tomato, seeded and chopped
  • 1/2 cup(s) vegetable broth
  • 1/2 cup(s) tomato juice
  • 1/2 cup(s) uncooked white rice
  • 1/2 teaspoon(s) salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon(s) oregano
  • 1/2 teaspoon(s) basil
  • 1/4 teaspoon(s) black pepper

Baked Spanish-style Rice Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350-degrees F. Oil a 2 quart oven-safe casserole dish with nonstick cooking spray.
  2. In a saucepan, add the garlic over medium heat and cook 1 minutes, stirring constantly. Add the onion, bell pepper and oil. Cook, while stirring frequently, for 3-4 minutes or until vegetables are crisp tender.
  3. Add remainder of ingredients and bring to a boil. Transfer to casserole dish carefully, cover and bake 20-25 minutes or until all liquid is absorbed. Remove, fluff and serve hot.
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