Spanish Rice

Tomatoes, onions, garlic, oh my!  This authentic recipe for Spanish Rice is sure to impress as it is quick, simple, flavorful, and technique-driven to ensure the perfect texture every time!  All your missing is a side of beans and a margarita to go with it.

Spanish rice, red rice, or arroz rojo, is a side dish popular in Mexico and throughout the United States (especially in the Southwestern region). While it is called Spanish Rice, the recipe is not part of the cuisine of Spain.

The recipe is very similar to Mexican Rice and indeed, people use the terms interchangeably.

Tomatoes, onions, garlic, oh my!  This authentic recipe for Spanish Rice is sure to impress as it is quick, simple, flavorful, and technique-driven to ensure the perfect texture every time!  All your missing is a side of beans and a margarita to go with it.

Need to double or triple this fabulous recipe? Click and slide the number next to ‘servings’ on the recipe card below to adjust the ingredients to match how many you’re feeding—the recipe does the math for you, it’s that easy.

Leaner than beef, these Turkey Meatballs are healthy, packed with flavor, and incredibly moist on the inside. A combination of fresh and dried herbs give these meatballs an Italian flare while also providing a balance of flavors. Good and good for you, these meatballs freeze beautifully and can be reheated in no time. To sauce or not to sauce, I leave that up to you!

Turkey Meatballs

Leaner than beef, these Turkey Meatballs are healthy, packed with flavor, and incredibly moist on the inside. A combination of fresh and dried herbs give these meatballs an Italian flare while also providing a...

Loaded with a lush assortment of seasonal berries and other fruit, this fruit tart recipe is just the sort of elegant, deceptively simple dessert to serve at the end of a special lunch or dinner. Because of its glossy apricot glaze, which is a little pastry trick I'll show you, folks will always ask if it's from a fancy French pâtisserie. Whether you say oui or non is entirely up to you.

Fresh Fruit Tart

Loaded with a lush assortment of seasonal berries and other fruit, this fruit tart recipe is just the sort of elegant, deceptively simple dessert to serve at the end of a special lunch or...

A hearty one-pot dish that is equal parts tangy, sweet, and salty, Chicken Adobo is simple to make and has endless variations, depending on the family and the part of the Philippines where it's made. Consider my recipe a solid base for your own mouth-watering version as you make this dish again and again.

Chicken Adobo Recipe

A hearty one-pot dish that is equal parts tangy, sweet, and salty, Chicken Adobo is simple to make and has endless variations, depending on the family and the part of the Philippines where it’s...

A perfect spring or summer special occasion dinner, this seared Ahi Tuna recipe pairs perfectly with a sparkly, citrus ponzu sauce on the plate. If you can't think of an occasion special enough to make this, just wait for a gorgeous chunk of tuna to show up at the fish market - that's as special as it gets! Cook it up for anyone in your life who loves sushi.

Ahi Tuna with Ponzu Sauce

A perfect spring or summer special occasion dinner, this seared Ahi Tuna pairs perfectly with a sparkly, citrus ponzu sauce on the plate! If you can’t think of an occasion special enough to make...

An easy recipe for Blueberry Lemon Bread. Start with soft and sweet lemon bread made with Greek yogurt, then add juicy blueberries - fresh or frozen, your choice! You'll love this quick bread for breakfast, brunch, lunch, and dessert! Blueberries and lemons are made for each other.

Blueberry Lemon Bread

An easy recipe for Blueberry Lemon Bread. Start with soft and sweet lemon bread made with Greek yogurt, then add juicy blueberries – fresh or frozen, your choice! No yeast required. You’ll love this...

Inspired by countless restaurants, this version of Monterey Chicken can be grilled in no time with it’s two-ingredient marinade and super simple topping.  Per the name, combine melted Monterey pepper jack cheese and smokey bacon with honey-mustard chicken for the ultimate weeknight dinner.  Serve with a classic pico de gallo and a squeeze of lime. Dinner at home will feel like a night out!

Monterey Chicken

Inspired by countless restaurants, this version of Monterey Chicken can be grilled in no time with it’s two-ingredient marinade and super simple topping. Per the name, combine melted Monterey pepper jack cheese and smokey...

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