Spanish Rice

adapted by http://theresalwaysthyme.blogspot.com/

1 1/2 cups rice
2 1/2 cups chicken broth
1 cup plain tomato sauce, or canned diced tomatoes or Rotel Tomatoes with green chilies
3 cloves minced garlic (or a little less than 1 teaspoon powdered)
1/4 medium onion (or a little less than 1 teaspoon powdered)
2 tablespoons oil 1/2 red pepper, diced

In a medium sauce pan, heat oil over medium heat. Add in the red pepper, garlic and onion. Saute for 1-2 minutes until softened. Add in dry rice. Stir for about 5 minutes until rice becomes a golden brown color. Add in broth and tomato sauce. Stir and bring to a boil. Once it starts boiling, turn the heat to low and cover. Let it simmer for 20- 25 minutes and fluff with a fork.
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