Total Time
2hrs
Prep 30 mins
Cook 1 hr 30 mins

Southern Living

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Cook bacon slices in a big skillet over med-high heat until crisp.
  2. Remove bacon and drain on paper towels; reserve 2 tablespoons bacon drippings in the skillet; crumble bacon and set aside.
  3. Saute chopped onion in hot bacon drippings over med-high heat for 3 minutes or until tender.
  4. Add tomato paste to skillet, stirring until mixture is smooth; gradually add in chicken broth, stirring to loosen particles from bottom of skillet.
  5. Stir in sugar, salt, and pepper; bring to a boil; decrease heat and simmer, stirring occasionally for 10 minutes.
  6. Stir rice into tomato mixture; bring to a boil.
  7. Stir in bacon pieces; pour mixture into a lightly greased ovenproof Dutch oven; bake, covered, at 350° for 1 hour or until rice is tender.

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