This recipe was clipped from cardboard packaging of some kind, likely a box of Minute Rice since it’s one of the required ingredients. Date unknown. There are three variations to the main recipe included. I’ve typed it out below along with a scanned copy.

Recipe Clipping For Spanish Rice Pronto


1/2 cup thinly sliced onion
1/3 cup diced green pepper
2 cups Minute Rice
1/4 cup bacon drippings or butter
2 cups hot water
2 cans (8 oz. each) tomato sauce*
1 teaspoon salt
Dash pepper

Saute onion, green pepper, and Minute Rice (right from box) in the bacon drippings. Add remaining ingredients; mix well. Bring to a boil. Then reduce heat and simmer, uncovered, 5 minutes. Makes 6 servings.

*Or use 4 cups (2 cans, 1 lb. each) tomatoes and omit the water.

Cheese Spanish Rice: Stir 1/2 cup grated Cheddar cheese into prepared rice; place in serving dish and top with additional 1/2 cup grated cheese.

Beef Spanish Rice: Prepare as above, sauteing 1/2 to 1 pound ground beef with the rice.

Mushroom Spanish Rice: Prepare as above, sauteing 1/4 pound sliced fresh mushrooms with the rice.

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5 Responses to Spanish Rice Pronto – Recipe Clipping

Published 25 November, 2011 in 7:20 pm

This is a super tasty rice dish. So, glad you posted this recipe. My mom used to make this all the time when I was a kid, we loved it. For some added zip and a couple of Tbl spoons of horseradish…awesome!

m hemphill
Published 5 September, 2012 in 4:24 pm

we eat a lot of minute rice dishes but your spanish rice steamers suck big time…dry ..tastless…ish something with it..tastes like crap

Published 22 December, 2015 in 3:01 am

I love this! Such great memories! Thanks!

Published 29 December, 2017 in 8:19 pm

I used to make this all the time years ago. I lost the recipe and am so happy to have it again.

Published 5 June, 2019 in 3:25 pm

So happy to find this…was one my mom made as a kid & always loved it!

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