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Texas Rice

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  Butter/Margarine 3 Tablespoon
  Yellow onion 1 Medium, peeled and chopped
  Uncooked rice 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  Sweet green pepper 1 Medium, cored, seeded and chopped
  Chili powder 1 Teaspoon
  Dried oregano 1 Teaspoon, crumbled
  Tomato juice 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Tomato sauce 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Water 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  Salt 1 1⁄2 Teaspoon

1. Melt the butter in a heavy 3-quart saucepan over moderate heat. Add the onion, and cook, uncovered, for 5 minutes, or until soft.
2. Stir in the rice, green pepper, chili powder, oregano, tomato juice, and tomato sauce, then add the water and salt. Stir once, cover, and bring to a boil. Reduce the heat and simmer for 20 minutes, or until the rice is tender and the liquid has been absorbed.

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Main Dish

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1527 Calories from Fat 339

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 39 g59.4%

Saturated Fat 23.5 g117.4%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 96.8 mg32.3%

Sodium 3039.8 mg126.7%

Total Carbohydrates 270 g90.1%

Dietary Fiber 17.4 g69.5%

Sugars 20.7 g

Protein 32 g63.9%

Vitamin A 172.6% Vitamin C 377.9%

Calcium 28.1% Iron 65.2%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Texas Rice Recipe