Mexican Rice

Serves: 6
Total Calories: 106


3 tablespoons bacon drippings
2/3 cup onion chopped
1 cup long grain rice raw
1 cup green bell pepper chopped
1/2 cup red bell pepper chopped red bell pepper or 1/4 cup pimiento, c
1 teaspoon chili powder
1 1/2 teaspoons salt
2 1/4 cups water
1/2 peas
1/2 frozen corn
1 tablespoon butter or margarine
black pepper Freshly ground


Melt bacon fat in heavy skillet. Sauté onions and rice until rice is opaque, but not browned. Add green and red bell peppers or pimiento, chili powder and 1 teaspoon salt. Mix well and add 2 cups water and bring to boil uncovered reduce heat to very low and cover. Cook for about 18 to 20 minutes, or until tender.

To corn and peas, add 1/4 cup water in saucepan and 1/2 teaspoon salt. Bring to boil and simmer 2 minutes. Turn up heat and reduce water from vegetabes. Add butter or margarine and grind of pepper. Carefully fold peas and corn mixture into rice and keep hot, until serving.

Note: This dish may be made ahead of time and refrigerated until 1 hour before serving. Put into 350° oven for about 20 minutes or until very hot.

Nutritional Facts:

Serves: 6
Total Calories: 106
Calories from Fat: 17

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