Spanish Rice or Arroz Español.

Spanish Rice or Arroz Español

Spanish Rice or Arroz Español.
This is the easiest and prettiest rice! I can’t believe I never thought of cooking it before! Olé!


  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 4 garlic cloves, chopped
  • 1 -2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil, or you can simply spray the bottom of a large saucepan with nonaerosol cooking spray
  • 1 cup frozen peas and carrots
  • 1 cup long-grain white rice
  • 2 cups vegetable or chicken broth
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground turmeric
  • 1 teaspoon ground curry
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt


  1. In a large pot or dutch oven heat the oil or spay.
  2. Add the onion and sauté for about 5 minutes, then add the garlic and sauté another 5 minutes more until the garlic is fragrant and the onion is translucent.
  3. Add the turmeric, cumin and salt and mix well.
  4. Add the rice and broth, then stir in the peas and carrots.
  5. Reduce the heat to simmer, cover the pot and continue to cook on low heat for 20 minutes or until liquid is absorbed.
  6. Reduce from heat and fluff with a fork.
  7. Transfer to a serving platter and serve immediately. Serves 6.

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