6 slices bacon, fried crisp
3 Tbsp. bacon drippings
1 c. white or brown rice
1 (16 oz.) can tomatoes (2 c.)
1 medium onion, chopped
1/4 c. green pepper, chopped
2 c. water
1/4 c. catsup
1 tsp. salt
1/8 tsp. pepper


In bacon drippings, cook rice, onion and green pepper until onion is tender. Add bacon and other ingredients. Cover and simmer over low heat about 30 minutes, or until rice is tender and liquid absorbed. Makes 5 to 6 servings.

Note: For quick cooking rice, add 2 1/2 cups Minute rice after all other ingredients are added. Remove from heat and let stand 5 minutes. Fluff with fork.