Baked Rice

  • 4 slices bacon
  • 1 small onion, chopped
  • 2 ribs celery, chopped
  • 1/2 bell pepper, chopped
  • 1 cup uncooked rice
  • 1 can diced tomatoes
  • Splash Tabasco
  • Salt & Pepper, to taste

PREPARATION

In a large heavy skillet, fry bacon until crisp; crumble and set aside. Sauté onions, celery, and green pepper in the bacon grease until tender.

Add rice, tomatoes, crumbled bacon, and seasonings. Cook on top of the stove for 10 minutes.

Pour into a large buttered baking dish; cover tightly and bake at 350° for 1 hour, or until rice is tender.

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