Spanish Rice

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Very flavorful. Goes well with either Spanish or Mexican food.

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  • add   1 (10 ounce) can Rotel tomatoes & chilies
  • add   1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • add   1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
  • add   2 tablespoons olive oil
  • add   1 (14 1/2 ounce) can chicken broth or vegetable broth
  • add   1 sweet onion
  • add   1/4 cup frozen peas
  • add   1/2 teaspoon saffron threads
  • add   1/4 cup sliced black olives (may use sliced stuffed green olives as well)
  • add   10 cloves garlic
  • add   1 cup uncooked long grain rice

Instructions

  1. Heat olive oil in a saucepan and add chopped onion and sliced garlic.
  2. Cook until tender and lightly browned.
  3. Add remaining ingredients, stirring well.
  4. Bring mixture to a boil, then cover and simmer over low heat for 20 minutes or until all the liquid has been absorbed.
  5. Remove from heat, and place a thick towel between the pan lid and pan.
  6. Allow to sit undisturbed for 5-10 minutes.
  7. Fluff with a fork and serve.