Recipe By DAISY
Published Apr 4th
Prep 10m Cook 20m Additional - Ready In 30m
Servings 6 servings Calories 234.7

A different kind of rice dish from the Barcelona area of Spain. Absolutely delicious.

Recipe Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 large yellow onion, diced
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 1 ½ cups uncooked white rice
  • 3 cups water
  • 1 (4 ounce) jar diced pimento peppers, drained

Cooking Directions

  1. 1 Heat oil in a medium skillet over medium heat. Saute onion and garlic until golden. Stir in rice and saute until rice begins to brown. Add water and simmer for 10 minutes.
  2. 2 Stir in pimentos. Reduce heat, cover and cook until all water is absorbed, about 10 to 15 minutes.

Nutrition Facts

  • Calories 234.7
  • Carbohydrate 42.4 g
  • Fat 5 g
  • Fiber 1.4 g
  • Protein 4.3 g
  • Saturated Fat 0.7 g
  • Sodium 4.9 mg
  • Sugar 2.1 g


  1. It was very mild flavored or as some in my family said--bland. I even doubled the garlic. It was nice as a change of pace but I really didn't notice a major "wow" as opposed to using plain white rice. I would quadruple the garlic--the pimentos added color but no flavor. I would also wager - Read more ...
  2. This is a base to be built on. I added two buillion cubes and fresh pimento for some more flavor. I will make this again with the small changes
  3. great recipe first i browned my rice used 1 cup. added 1/4 of an onion sauteed a bit added chopped cilantro and 1/2 a can of tomato sauce or you can use 2 sliced tomatos added 2 cups of water and seasoned it with a dash of garlic powder and 1/2 a cube of chicken - Read more ...
  4. Good basic recipe. Of course I tweaked mine a bit. Browned the dry rice a bit in some olive oil and butter, set that aside then sauted the garlic and onion and I added some green bell pepper as well. mixed the rice in w/ the veggies then added 2 c chicken broth. 1 small - Read more ...
  5. Thie rice did not taste like spanish rice at all. It was so bland that I had to add cilantro and hot sauce! I would not recommend this recipe.
  6. There was not as much flavor as I expected and it was kind of bland. I think it would be great with some extra spices added.
  7. Good just not as much flavor as I expected. Would be excellent with a spicy main dish.