1. Rice

Better Spanish Rice


  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • ½ onion, chopped
  • 1 ¼ cups uncooked instant rice
  • 1 (14.5 ounce) can diced tomatoes
  • ½ cup chopped fresh cilantro
  • 1 cup chicken broth


  • Step 1 Heat the oil in a skillet over medium-high heat, and cook and stir the chopped onion until browned, about 8 minutes.
  • Step 2 Stir in the rice, tomatoes, cilantro, and chicken broth, and bring to a boil. Reduce the heat to medium-low, and simmer until the rice is cooked and most of the liquid is absorbed, about 10 minutes.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 164 calories; protein 3.6g; carbohydrates 28g; fat 3.4g; sodium 165.7mg.

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