Betty Crocker 1950s Spanish Rice

READY IN: 55mins
Recipe by carrie sheridan

the original

Top Review by Church M.

This is the EXACT recipe I remember my mom making in the late '60's and early '70's! My mom's Betty Crocker cookbook was lost in a divorce settlement and I am not on good terms with my father, SO thank you so much for posting this! I vividly remember the sight, smell, and process that my mom used to make! :)

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In a skillet, fry the bacon until it is crisp; remove from skillet and drain off most of the fat.
  2. Add onion and green pepper to bacon fat and cook over medium heat until the onion is yellowed.
  3. Add remaining ingredients and cook uncovered over low heat for abou 15 minutes, or until hot.
  4. NOTE: you can heat the oven to 400 degrees and combine the cooked bacon, onion and pepper with the rice and tomatoes, salt and pepper, in a baking dish. Bake for 25-30 minutes.
  5. ALSO, you can substitute jarred or packaged cooked bacon bits, genuine or soy-imitation.

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