Spanish Rice with a Texas Swing

My family and I really love this Spanish rice recipe. It is actually adapted from a recipe book that my Mom has and has had forever. It’s old red and white gingham looking Better Homes and Garden recipe book. 

This recipe is fantastic and super easy to put together and delicious. It’s not exactly the same as Better Homes and Garden recipe but it’s even better!

·         8 Slices of bacon (uncooked)
·         1 cup chopped onion
·         1/4 bell pepper
·         16. oz can of diced tomatoes
·          1 1/2 cups of water
·         3/4 cup of uncooked long grain rice
·         1/2 cup of chili sauce or 2-1/2 teaspoons of chili powder
·         1 tsp. salt
·         1 teaspoon brown sugar
·         1/2 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
·         dash of pepper
1.      In a 10 inch skillet, cook 8 slices of bacon unlit crispy remove bacon and pour off half the fat
2.      In remaining fat cook 1 cup of chopped onion, and 1/4 cup of bell pepper cook until tender, but not brown
3.      Add a one pound can of diced tomatoes, 1 1/2 cups of water, 3/4 cup of uncooked long grain rice, 1/2 cup of chili sauce,  1 tsp. salt, 1 teaspoon brown sugar, 1/2 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce, and a dash of pepper
4.      Cover and simmer 40 minutes
5.      Crumble bacon on top

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