Rice And Bean Soup
|Frankfurters/Sausage links||1 Pound|
|Chopped onion||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
|Chopped green bell pepper||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
|Water||3 Cup (48 tbs)|
|Tomato juice||18 Ounce (About 2.25 Cups)|
|Canned kidney beans||16 Ounce, drained|
|Uncooked long grain rice||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
|Chili powder||1 Tablespoon|
Cut the frankfurters into bite-size pieces.
Brown lightly in a large saucepan over medium-low heat.
Spoon off all but about 2 tablespoons of the drippings.
Add the onions and bell peppers; cook for 5 minutes or until vegetables are tender but not brown.
Stir in the water, tomato sauce, beans, rice, paprika and chili powder.
Simmer, covered, for 25 to 30 minutes or until rice is tender, stirring occasionally.
Add salt and pepper.