My Family's Spanish Rice Recipe

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My Family's Spanish Rice

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


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.

About this Recipe

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