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Mexican Spanish Rice

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Serving Size: 6 Preparation Time :0:00
Categories: Mexican Vegetables
Rice/Grains Spanish


3 tablespoons Shortening
1 medium Clove garlic --minced
1 1/2 cups Rice
1 teaspoon Black pepper
1/2 cup Onion --sliced
2 teaspoons Salt
1/2 cup Bell pepper --sliced
3 cups Water
14 ounces Can whole tomatoes


Melt shortening in large skillet. Add rice and brown. When rice is a golden brown, reduce heat and add onion, bell pepper, tomatoes, garlic and pepper.

Mix well and add 1 1/2 cups warm water or enough to just cover the rice.

Add salt. Cover and let simmer until almost dry. Add remaining water, cold, a little at a time, cooking over low heat until fluffy. Note: You may substitue peeled seeded green chili for the bell pepper.