Hamburger Spanish Rice With Bacon

Cindi Bauer

By
@DomesticGoddess

This meaty Spanish rice has lots of flavor. Every time I make this dish, it reminds me of my childhood days when I was in grade school, and the delicious Hamburger Spanish Rice which was served for lunch. Prep time includes cooking the bacon, hamburger, and vegetables.


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Serves:

5-6

Prep:

30 Min

Cook:

30 Min

Method:

Stove Top

Ingredients

6 slices
bacon
1 lb.
hamburger
1 medium
onion, chopped
1/2 of one
green bell pepper, chopped
1
teaspoon salt
1/8
teaspoon black pepper
1 to 2
teaspoons chili powder
1
teaspoon jarred minced garlic
2
tablespoons worcestershire sauce
1/2 cup
ketchup
2 cups
water
1 can
(14.5 oz.) whole tomatoes, cut-up (*see note)
2/3 cup
long grain white rice

Directions Step-By-Step

1
In a 12-inch skillet, cook bacon slices until crisp; drain on paper towel and set aside.
2
In the same skillet, along with the bacon grease, brown the hamburger and cook the vegetables; then drain off any excess grease in a colander.
3
Return cooked beef and vegetables to the skillet, then add the remaining ingredients.
4
Crumble the cooked bacon; add to the skillet, and stir.
5
Bring ingredients in skillet to a boil, then reduce heat, cover, and simmer for 30 minutes, or until rice is tender and liquid is absorbed, and stirring occasionally.
6
*Note: You can substitute stewed tomatoes for the regular canned tomatoes.