Danna’s Spanish Rice
Melt: 1/4 cup butter in saucepan.
Add: 1 thinly sliced onion, 1/2 green pepper, diced and 2 cups of Minute Rice (right from the box). Saute until lightly browned. Add 2 8-ounce cans tomato sauce and 2 cups hot water OR add 4 cups of canned tomatoes and omit the water. Mix 1 tsp. salt, dash of pepper, and 1/2 tsp prepared mustard (optional). Bring to a boil quickly; then reduce heat. Simmer for 5 minutes.
Meat or Ground Turkey Spanish Rice: Use the recipe above, browning 1/2 pound ground beef or ground turkey with the rice in saucepan.
Mushroom Spanish Rise: Use recipe above, browning 1 cup (1/4 pound) sliced fresh mushrooms or one 4-ounce can drained mushrooms to the rice in saucepan.
To make Stuffed Pepper Soup from the Minute Rice recipe, add more green peppers, 1 can tomatoes (diced) and 1 quart chicken broth to the leftovers and simmer until blended or until green peppers are tender. (Optional: Precook green peppers in microwave).
Family recipe, very good. From the Minute Rice box.