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mom's california rice

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a recipe by
Alice C
Richmond Hill, ON

This is an old recipe of my Mom's, passed along to me.

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serves 4
prep time 30 Min
cook time 30 Min
method Bake

Ingredients For mom's california rice

  • 8 slice
  • 1/2 c
  • 3/4 lb
    sliced mushrooms
  • 1 1/2 c
    boiling water
  • 1 pkg
    dry onion soup mix
  • 1 c
    canned tomatoes, mashed up
  • 1 1/3 c
    instant rice
  • 1 c
    grated sharp cheddar

How To Make mom's california rice

  • 1
    Fry bacon until crisp. Crumble and set aside. In same pan, using bacon drippings, add celery and mushrooms. Fry until tender.
  • 2
    In a separate bowl, stir together the boiling water, tomatoes, soup mix, rice and 1/4 cup of cheese. Add celery and mushroom mixture as well as the crumbled bacon. Mix it all together and put in a 2 quart baking dish.
  • 3
    Cover with remaining cheese and bake at 375 F for 30 minutes or until rice is tender.

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