Spanish rice

Prep 10 min
Plus Cooking time: 28 minutes
Makes 4 Servings



2 tsp
medium onion, finely diced
garlic cloves, minced
1 cup
long-grain rice
1 tbsp
1 tsp
2 cups
1/2 250-g pkg
whole cured chorizo sausage, thinly sliced
red bell pepper, sliced into thin strips
yellow bell pepper, sliced into thin strips
1/2 cup
pitted green olives, optional


  • Heat a large saucepan over medium. Add oil, then onion and garlic. Cook until onion is soft, about 3 min. Add rice, tomato paste and paprika. Stir until rice is coated. Add chicken broth, sausage and peppers, then bring mixture to a boil, stirring often. Reduce heat to medium-low. Cover and simmer until liquid is absorbed, 25 min. Serve with pitted green olives on the side.

Garlic, bell peppers, sausage and spices are simmered in a saucepan to create this delicious dish that’s packed with mouth-watering flavour.


“I liked the combination of flavours in this dish and that it has rice, meat and vegetables all in one. I cleaned up and set the table while it was simmering.”
Katherine Miller-Gatenby, Arnprior, Ont.


Calories 372
Protein 13 g
Carbohydrates 46 g
Fat 15 g
Fibre 2 g
Sodium 856 mg

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Photo credit: Michael Alberstat

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