|Cooking oil/Shortening||3 Tablespoon|
|Ground beef||1 Pound|
|Chopped onion||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
|Garlic||1 Clove (5 gm), chopped|
|Canned stewed tomatoes/Canned tomatoes||2 1⁄2 Cup (40 tbs) (1 No. 2 Can)|
|Water||2 Cup (32 tbs)|
|Rice||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
Heat oil in a heavy skillet; add meat, onion and garlic.
Cook until brown, stirring frequently.
Add tomatoes, water and seasonings.
Bring to aboil; add rice.
Stir thoroughly; cover.
Simmer over low heat about 25 minutes or until rice is tender.
If thicker mixture is preferred remove cover and continue cooking a few minutes longer until some of the liquid has evaporated.