Arroz Con Gandules

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2 slice bacon or 1/2 cup of ham ( chopped)
1/2 c onion, chopped
1/2 c green pepper, chopped
2 clove garlic, minced
1 (15oz) can(s) goya green pigeon peas (undrained)
1 pkg sazon goya con cilantro y achiote (found in the spanish section.)
1/2 c tomato sauce
3 c water
2 c rice

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Clairessa Raine Recipe
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Columbus, GA (pop. 189,885)
Member Since May 2011
Clairessa's notes for this recipe:
This is a recipe that my Grandma makes for Spanish Rice, granted mine is not like hers it is pretty dang close!! And to include my Puerto Rican touch, I add a tad bit more ingedients.
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Heat large skillet over medium heat. Add bacon, onions, and peppers.Cook for 3 minutes.( I also a pimentos/olives for flavor.)
Stirin garlic and cook another 2 minutes longer. Add remaining ingredients except rice. Bring to a boil.
Stir in rice, cover. REduce heat and simmer for 20 minutes or until rice is tender. Serves 8.

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user Karla Everett Karla59 - Dec 2, 2011
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