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  • RED RICE (Riz) by Buckwheat

    This is a great side dish at BBQ or whatever!

    6 slices bacon
    1 c. chopped onion (fine)
    1/2 c. red bell pepper, chopped fine
    1 c. uncooked rice
    1/2 t. Tabasco sauce
    1 t. paprika
    1 t. sugar
    1 t. Creole seasoning
    1 c. diced tomatoes, drained
    1 & 1/2 c. cold chicken broth (or water)
    Fry bacon until crisp, drain on papertowel & set aside
    Pour off all but 4 T. of the bacon fat remaining in the skillet and add onion & bell pepper. Cook over medium heat, stirring for about 5 minutes.
    Add rice and stir to coat each grain with th fat.
    Stir in the tabasco, paprika, sugar, salt, tomatoes & chicken broth. Bring to the boil over high heat, cover tightly and reduce heat to a low simmer.Simmer for 20 minutes or until liquid has evaporated & rice is tender. Remove the skillet from th heat and set adise, covered for 10 minutes before serving. Serve the rice in a bowl and sprinkle the crumbled bacon on top
    Serves about 6