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Rice Pilafs and Blends

Spanish Rice

 

Our Spanish Rice Pilaf is a zesty, mildly spicy dish made from long grain rice with tomatoes, onions, garlic and Spanish-style spices.

Near East® Spanish Rice Pilaf Mix is Kosher Certified *OU*.

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Ingredients & Nutrition

 
Product formulations, packaging and promotions may change. For current information, refer to packaging on store shelves.
Ingredients
PARBOILED LONG GRAIN RICE, SALT, RED BELL PEPPER*, ONIONS*, TOMATO*, GARLIC*, PAPRIKA SPICE AND COLOR, NATURAL FLAVOR, YEAST EXTRACT, SPICES, ANNATTO EXTRACT COLOR. *DRIED.
Nutrition Facts
Serving Size: 2.5 oz (70 g/about 1/4 cup dry rice & 2 1/2 tsp seasoning mix) (1 cup prepared)
Servings Per Container: about 2.5 (dry)
Amount Per Serving   As Packaged   As Prepared
Calories   240   310
Calories from Fat   5   70
% Daily Value **
Total Fat 0.5g   1%   12%
Saturated Fat 0g   0%   24%
Trans Fat 0g    
Cholesterol 0mg   0%   7%
Sodium 910mg   38%   41%
Total Carbs 55g   18%   18%
Dietary Fiber 2g   7%   7%
Sugars 1g    
Protein 5g    
Vitamin A   8%   10%
Vitamin C   35%   35%
Calcium   2%   2%
Iron   4%   4%

Preparation Instructions

 
Range Top Directions
  1. In medium saucepan, bring 2 cups water and 2 tablespoons butter or olive oil just to a boil.
  2. Stir in rice and contents of Spice Sack. Return to a boil.
  3. Cover; reduce heat to low. Simmer 20 to 25 minutes or until most of water is absorbed.
  4. Fluff pilaf lightly with fork before serving.
Makes 3 cups
Microwave Directions
  1. In round 2-quart microwaveable glass casserole, combine rice, contents of Spice Sack, 2-3/4 cups water and 2 tablespoons butter or olive oil.
  2. Cover, microwave at HIGH 21 to 24 minutes or until most of water is absorbed.*
  3. Let stand about 5 minutes or until all water is absorbed.
  4. Fluff pilaf lightly with fork before serving.
* Microwave ovens may vary. Adjust times as needed.
Alternate Directions
Follow the above preparation directions, except omit butter or olive oil and add additional 3 tablespoons water. (For information about Sodium and other Nutrients, see the Ingredient and Nutrition Information listed with this product.)
High Altitude Preparation
At high altitudes, increase water to 2-2/3 cups.
 
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