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Spanish Pork and Rice

spanish pork and rice Entree Spanish
Spanish Pork and Rice
  • Prep 15 min
  • Total 5 hr 45 min
  • Ingredients 13
  • Servings 4

Add something tasty to your family’s Spanish dinner! Enjoy this hearty slow-cooked pork and rice recipe made with Old El Paso® chopped green chiles and tomatoes.

Updated December 14, 2010
Progresso Broth
Make with
Progresso Broth

Ingredients

  • 2
    tablespoons butter or margarine
  • 1/2
    cup chopped onion
  • 1
    small green bell pepper, chopped (3/4 cup)
  • 2
    cloves garlic, finely chopped (1 teaspoon)
  • 1
    boneless pork loin (1 lb), cut into 1-inch cubes
  • 1
    can (14.5 oz) diced tomatoes, undrained
  • 1
    can (4.5 oz) Old El Paso™ chopped green chiles
  • 1
    can (8 oz) tomato sauce
  • 1/2
    cup Progresso™ chicken broth (from 32-oz carton)
  • 1/4
    teaspoon salt
  • 1/4
    teaspoon pepper
  • 2/3
    cup uncooked regular long-grain white rice
  • 2
    tablespoons finely chopped fresh cilantro

Steps

  • 1
    In 10-inch skillet, melt butter over medium heat. Add onion, bell pepper and garlic; cook 3 to 4 minutes, stirring occasionally, until tender.
  • 2
    Spray 3 1/2- to 4-quart slow cooker with cooking spray. In cooker, mix pepper mixture and remaining ingredients except rice and cilantro.
  • 3
    Cover; cook on Low heat setting 5 to 7 hours.
  • 4
    Stir in rice. Increase heat setting to High. Cover; cook 25 to 30 minutes longer or until rice is tender. Sprinkle with cilantro.
 

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
420
Calories from Fat
140
% Daily Value
Total Fat
15g
23%
Saturated Fat
7g
34%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
90mg
29%
Sodium
940mg
39%
Potassium
820mg
23%
Total Carbohydrate
40g
13%
Dietary Fiber
3g
13%
Sugars
8g
Protein
30g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
15%
15%
Vitamin C
40%
40%
Calcium
6%
6%
Iron
20%
20%
Exchanges:
2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 0 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
2 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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