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Picadillo Rice

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  Lean ground pork/Beef 3⁄4 Pound
  Chopped onion 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Chopped pepper 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs) (Use Green Or Sweet Red)
  Canned tomatoes 16 Ounce, cut up (1 Can)
  Water 2⁄3 Cup (10.67 tbs)
  Raisins 2 Tablespoon
  Chopped pimiento stuffed olives 2 Tablespoon
  Chili powder 1 Teaspoon
  Ground cumin 1 Teaspoon
  Salt 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Ground cinnamon 1 Dash
  Long grain rice 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)

In a large skillet cook meat, onion, and green pepper till meat is no longer pink and vegetables are tender.
Drain well.
Stir in undrained tomatoes, water, raisins, olives, chili powder, cumin, salt, and cinnamon.
Bring to boiling; stir in rice.
Reduce heat.
Cover and simmer about 20 minutes or till rice is tender.
If desired, garnish with additional sliced olives.

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Main Dish

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