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Spanish Bacon Rice

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Ingredients
  Bacon slices 4
  Chopped onion 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Chopped green pepper 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Chopped celery 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Canned tomatoes 16 Ounce (1 Can)
  Tomato sauce 8 Ounce (1 Can)
  Sugar 2 Teaspoon
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Regular long grain rice 1 1⁄3 Cup (21.33 tbs)
Directions

1. Preheat oven to 350°F. Grease 1 1/2-quart casserole. In 12-inch skillet, cook bacon over medium heat until browned. With slotted spoon, transfer bacon to paper towels to drain; crumble.
2. Pour off all but 2 tablespoons drippings from pan. Add onion, green pepper, and celery; cook, stirring often, until tender, about 5 minutes.
3. Drain tomatoes into measuring cup. Add enough water to tomato liquid to equal 1 3/4 cups. Coarsely chop tomatoes. Add tomatoes and thin tomato liquid, tomato sauce, sugar, and salt to skillet; heat to boiling. Remove from heat and stir in the rice.
4. Pour rice mixture into casserole. Cover and bake until rice is tender and liquid has been absorbed, about 35 minutes. Sprinkle with crumbled bacon.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
Spanish
Course: 
Main Dish
Method: 
Baked
Ingredient: 
Rice, Bacon
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
35 Minutes
Ready In: 
45 Minutes

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