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spanish rice

(1 rating)
Recipe by
Janna Hogan
Hillsdale, IN

I think my mom made this with leftover rice. I make my rice fresh, but I have used leftover for it, too. It is a comfort food that I crave now and then.

(1 rating)
yield 6 -8
prep time 15 Min
cook time 15 Min
method Bake

Ingredients For spanish rice

  • 2 c
    rice, already cooked. i use minute rice
  • 4-5 slice
    bacon, fried crispy and broken in small pieces
  • 1 ml
    onion, chopped
  • 1 can
    tomato sauce or puree
  • 1/4-1/2 c
  • 1 lb
    ground beef, browned and drained (optional)
  • salt and pepper, to taste

How To Make spanish rice

  • 1
    Cook rice. If use Minute rice, follow directions. Can use leftover rice.
  • 2
    Fry bacon till crispy and break into small pieces
  • 3
    Fry chopped onion in bacon grease.
  • 4
    Add all ingredients to cooked rice. The salt and sugar are to taste. Stir. Can either heat in skillet on stove top or heat in microwave.
  • 5
    This can be made as a side if you don't use the hamburger in it.