Clean Eating Mexican Rice Recipe

Clean Eating Spanish Rice

If you love Spanish rice, make it healthy at home with this delicious recipe!

Course Side Dish
Cuisine American, Mexican
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 50 minutes
Total Time 55 minutes
Yield 8 servings
Calories 238 kcal
Author The Gracious Pantry


  • 2 cups short-grain brown rice (uncooked)
  • 2 1/2 cups chicken broth (low sodium and no added sugar if purchased)
  • 1 (15 oz.) can tomato sauce (no sugar added)
  • 2 tsp. garlic powder
  • 2 tsp. onion powder
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  1. In a medium pot, bring the chicken broth to a boil.

  2. Stir in tomato sauce and bring to a boil once more.

  3. Stir in rice, reduce heat and simmer until liquid has been soaked up. (About 40-50 minutes)

  4. NOTE: This is a very basic and simple recipe. If you don't feel the flavor is what you expect from this type of rice, feel free to mix in any spices you prefer.

Recipe Notes

Please note that the nutrition data is a ballpark figure. Exact data is not possible.

Nutrition Facts
Clean Eating Spanish Rice
Amount Per Serving
Calories 238 Calories from Fat 9
% Daily Value*
Fat 1g2%
Sodium 551mg24%
Potassium 420mg12%
Carbohydrates 50g17%
Fiber 3g13%
Sugar 2g2%
Protein 5g10%
Vitamin A 230IU5%
Vitamin C 9.2mg11%
Calcium 36mg4%
Iron 1.9mg11%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.