Dee's Spanish Rice

READY IN: 25mins
Recipe by PdxBarb

My mother came up with this recipe. It was always something we asked for as a treat. She was a dash of this, to taste for this kind of cook, so I'm guessing at some of the amounts.

Top Review by Auntie Jan

This was SO good. I made this for Cinco de Mayo and I even got my youngest who is not a rice eater to eat it and he gave it two thumbs up. I left out the green pepper(personal preference) and after everything was cooked thru, I added slices of cheese and covered with the pan lid and the cheese melted in nice and gooey. This was a side for burritos and tacos. Next time I think I will make a casserole out of it with cooked hamburger, yummm. Thanks for posting this!!!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Cook rice as usual.
  2. Fry bacon till crisp. It should be crisp, not soggy. Crumble bacon.
  3. In the bacon fat, fry the onion and green pepper till onion turns translucent.
  4. Combine cooked rice, onion, green pepper and crumbled bacon. Add a little salt and pepper and mix well.
  5. Add one can of tomato soup, chili powder (more or less, to taste) and sugar (optional).
  6. Add water to the consistency you like and cook till hot. Add extra tomato soup and water if needed.
  7. Can be a side dish or main meal. Tastes great reheated as well.

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