Christmas Recipes

Red Rice


3 slices bacon. diced
1 cup chopped onion
1 cup chopped tomatoes
1 cup uncooked rice
1/2 tsp. salt
1/4 tsp. ground black pepper
1/8 tsp. ground red pepper
2 Tbs. tomato paste


Cook bacon in skillet, low heat until almost crisp; remove and set aside. Pour bacon drippings into saucepan; cook onion in drippings until golden. Stir in tomatoes, rice, salt, pepper and 1 3/4 cups water (1 1/2 cups for short and medium grain, 2 cups for parboiled, 2 1/4 cups for
brown rice). Bring to a boil; stir once or twice. Reduce heat. Cover and simmer 15 to 20 minutes (45 minutes for brown rice), or until rice is tender and liquid is absorbed. Blend tomato paste in 1 tablespoon water. Stir tomato paste and reserved bacon into rice.

Added On: 2005-09-10
Submitted By: Staff
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