Spanish Rice with Corn
Recipe type: Rice Side Dish
Cuisine: Mexican
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Serves: 8
This is a simple and delicious combination that makes the perfect accompaniment to any dish. If you are not a fan of corn, the can of corn can be replaced with a can of peas, peas an carrots, or whatever you prefer. Total Cost of this recipe = $1.64 or less than $0.21 per serving.
  • 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil ($0.28)
  • ¼ cup diced onion ($0.11)
  • 2 cups rice ($0.50)
  • 4 cups water
  • 1 (14.5 ounce) can whole kernel corn, drained ($0.50)
  • 1 (0.59 ounce) packet of Knorr Mi Arroz Red ($0.25)
  1. Heat olive oil in a deep skillet with a lid.
  2. Add onion to skillet and saute just until onion begins to become translucent.
  3. Add rice to skillet and cook, stirring constantly, until the rice becomes opaque and begins to lightly brown.
  4. Add water to skillet along with the corn and packet or Mi Arroz, Red.
  5. Bring to a boil.
  6. Once it is boiling, reduce heat to a simmer.
  7. Cover pan and cook for 18 minutes.
  8. Turn off heat and allow to stand, covered for 5 minutes.
  9. Fluff rice and mix well before serving.
Recipe by Patty Cake's Pantry at