Mom's Spanish Rice
 
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Recipe type: Entree
Serves: 4 cups
Ingredients
  • 3 - 8 oz cans tomato sauce
  • 1 - 28 ounce can whole tomatoes
  • 24 ounces water
  • 4 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 large yellow onion, chopped
  • 1 cup uncooked rice, any kind
  • 1 clove garlic, chopped - more if you wish
  • ½ teaspoon oregano
  • 1 bell pepper any color, chopped
  • ½ cup celery, chopped
  • 2 tablespoons chili powder
  • ½ teaspoon cumin
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • ⅛ teaspoon ground pepper
  • ½ teaspoon marjoram
  • 1 and ½ pounds ground meat, beef, turkey or other
Instructions
  1. Chop all vegetables and saute in oil until the vegetables look opaque, about 5 minutes. Set aside.
  2. Cook meat until no longer pink, drain and set aside.
  3. In large Dutch oven or other pot add cooked drained meat, [skip meat for Vegan], vegetables and all the other ingredients except the rice.
  4. Simmer, covered 15 minutes. Add rice and cook low covered for additional 35 minutes or until rice is done. You can cook in oven at 300 degrees at the point where the rice is added until done.
Recipe by JAQUO Lifestyle Magazine at http://jaquo.com/moms-spanish-rice/