Charleston Red Rice

Charleston Red Rice Recipe

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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

How to Make Charleston Red Rice


  • 1Fry 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.

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About Charleston Red Rice

Course/Dish: Rice Sides