rice prepared with chopped onions, tomatoes, green peppers, and sometimes diced ham, seasoned with cayenne pepper and mixed with butter.
Origin of Spanish rice
First recorded in 1925–30
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British Dictionary definitions for spanish rice
rice cooked with tomatoes, onions, green peppers, etc, and often flavoured with saffron
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