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Spanish rice

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noun
rice prepared with chopped onions, tomatoes, green peppers, and sometimes diced ham, seasoned with cayenne pepper and mixed with butter.
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Origin of Spanish rice

First recorded in 1925–30
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Spanish rice

noun
rice cooked with tomatoes, onions, green peppers, etc, and often flavoured with saffron
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