Charleston Red Rice

L D Recipe

By L D windella


While visiting in South Carolina,I book a cookbook,this recipe is in the book.
My brother in law is from S. Carolina and says his Mother made red rice when he was growing up.

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8 oz tomato paste
1 1/2-2 cans(8 oz) water
2 onions,chopped fine
3 t. salt
2 c long grain white rice
2-3 t. sugar
4 strips bacon
bacon grease
dash of pepper

Directions Step-By-Step

Fry the bacon and remove from pan. Saute onions in bacon grease add tomato paste,water,salt,rice,sugar and pepper. Bring to a boil,cover, cook on low 18-20 minutes until rice is tender. Crumble bacon and stir into rice with a fork.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Rice Sides

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Jessica Hannan PansyAlvaris
Aug 4, 2011
I love love love red rice! Though I have never put bacon in it.