Rio Grande Valley Spanish Rice Recipe

Step 1

In hot bacon grease, cook 1 1/2 Cups rice til golden brown. Add seasonings, chopped pepper and onion, and tomato sauce. Pour all this into boiling water. Reduce heat, cover and cook 12-15 minutes. Remove from heat, leave covered and let steam a few minutes. Doubles nicely

Things You'll Need

  • 2tb Bacon grease or oil
  • 1 1/2c Rice
  • 1/2ts Garlic powder
  • 1ts Cumin seed
  • 1/2ts Oregano (Mexican)
  • 1/2ts Black pepper (chopped)
  • 1/2c Bell pepper (chopped)
  • 1/2c Onion
  • 1c Tomato sauce
  • 3c Boiling salted water

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