Learn how to make Spanish Rice just like the kind you eat in restaurants. This rice is loved by many and it adds authenticity to your Spanish dinner. It is a great side dish that is not only easy to make but very budget- friendly.
2 tablespoons oil
2 tablespoons of butter
2 cups rice
3 cups water
1 cup plain tomato sauce
1.5 teaspoons salt
In a medium sauce pan, heat oil over medium heat. Add in the butter and dry rice and cook for about 2 minutes or until rice becomes translucent color.
In a separate saucepan heat water, salt and tomato sauce and bring to a boil (this is a very important step). Add liquid to the rice, stir it up, turn heat to low and cover. Let it simmer for 20 minutes and fluff with a fork (do not remove lid during the 20 minutes the rice is cooking).
Serve to accompany tacos, re-fried beans, burritos, cheese enchiladas, carne asada,