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hamburger spanish rice with bacon

(1 rating)
Recipe by
Cindi Marie Bauer
Marshfield, WI

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.

(1 rating)
yield 5 -6
prep time 30 Min
cook time 30 Min
method Stove Top

Ingredients For hamburger spanish rice with bacon

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

How To Make hamburger spanish rice with bacon

  • 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. And substitute instant brown rice long grain, for the white rice.