Need a quick and easy dinner? This Easy Spanish Rice with Chorizo will be a hit with the whole family.
You can make this super speedy meal if you prepare the rice beforehand and then reheat it so it’s steaming before you cook the rest. Why not make a double batch and freeze individual serves to use for lunches on busy days?
This recipe comes from the 28 Day Weight Loss Challenge. The photo was shared by Brooke Jones in our Healthy Mummy support group on Facebook.
Cook brown rice according to packet instructions or reheat already cooked rice until piping hot.
Place a non-stick fry pan over a medium heat and cook chorizo slices on both sides for approximately 3 minutes until edges are crisp. Transfer to a plate and set aside.
Add onion to the pan and cook for 2 minutes or until it starts to turn golden. Add tomatoes, vegetables and paprika. Toss to combine and cook for 3 minutes or until vegetables are lightly tender.
Add cooked rice and return chorizo to the pan. Toss together and garnish with parsley.
Arrange on serving plate with a wedge of lime per serve.
409 calories per serve
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Easy Spanish Rice with Chorizo
Amount Per Serving
Calories 445Calories from Fat 162
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 18.0g28%
Saturated Fat 6.2g31%
Total Carbohydrates 43.0g14%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
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