My Family's Spanish Rice

My Family's Spanish Rice Recipe

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Gina Angle


My family has been making this dish for years. It has a more sweet taste than a tangy one or spicy. I eat it as a main dish but others may combine it with other things. Enjoy!!

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45 Min
1 Hr


3 c
white rice
1 1/2 lb
hamberger or ground turkey
3/4 c
diced bell pepper green
3/4 c
celery chopped
2 can(s)
lg cans of tomato puree
1/2 c

How to Make My Family's Spanish Rice


  • 1Cook the white rice and brown the hamberger or turkey drain cooked meat. Combine rice, meat, peppers, celery in a baking dish.
  • 2Add tomato puree until mixture is soupy. Then add sugar to taste. The sugar base on your taste.
  • 3Bake in 350 degree oven until celery and pepers are soft or slightly crunchy again this is how cooked you like them. Serve!
  • 4When reheating this dish if it is too dry you can add tomato juice to moisten. Most of the time I don't need too but you can.

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About My Family's Spanish Rice

Course/Dish: Other Main Dishes
Other Tag: Quick & Easy