Spicy Spanish Rice

This is a tasty dish perk up any “ho-hum” dinner. We especially like it with chicken enchiladas. I also prepare it for potlucks and family get-togethers. It’s a little different to bake...

Directions Preheat oven to 350°. In a greased 2-qt. baking dish, combine rice, onion, olives, cumin, tomatoes, water and oil. Cover and bake 45 minutes. Stir in cheese. Bake, uncovered, 10-15...

  • Yield: 6-8 servings
  • Cooking time: 55 Min
  • Rating: 4/5
  • Publisher: Tasteofhome.com


  • 1 cup uncooked long grain rice
  • 1 small onion, chopped
  • 1 can (2-1/4 ounces) sliced ripe olives, drained
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 2 cans (10 ounces each) diced tomatoes and green chilies, undrained
  • 1 cup water
  • 2 tablespoons canola oil
  • 1 cup (4 ounces) shredded Monterey Jack cheese
  • 2 tablespoons minced fresh cilantro, optional

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