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spanish rice

Recipe by
Linda Mc Abee
Coleman, MI

My Mom always put green peppers in hers however my family doesn't like them so I leave them out.

prep time 20 Min
cook time 25 Min
method Stove Top

Ingredients For spanish rice

  • 1 md
    onions, yellow, medium
  • 2-3 stalk
  • 1/2 lb
    bacon, cooked & crumbled
  • 1 can
    tomato sauce
  • 2 can
    rotel mild tomatoes
  • 1 c
  • 1 1/2 c
  • 2 Tbsp

How To Make spanish rice

  • 1
    Render bacon and crumble, place on paper to drain.. I.e. Brown bag, or paper towel. ( I like to cut bacon into pieces before cooking)
  • 2
    Remove bacon grease from pan and add butter, onions and celery. Cook to almost translucent ( it will finish cooking in next few steps)
  • 3
    Add rice and stir over med heat until brown.
  • 4
    Slowly add water, diced tomatoes and sauce. Bring to a good boil , than turn down heat to low. Let simmer for 15-20 until rice is done.
  • 5
    Take 1/2 of the crumbled bacon and stir into rice
  • 6
    Add rice mixture to serving dish and top with remaining bacon.