Total Time
Prep 15 mins
Cook 20 mins

My mother got this recipe well over 50 years ago from a lady from Puerto Rico. My parents lived across the dormitory hall from her and her husband when they were students at East Texas State Teacher's College, now Texas A & M University, Commerce.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Using a frying pan with a lid, fry salt pork until brown.
  2. Add onion and green bell pepper and saute until soft.
  3. Add tomato sauce and rice and fry for 2 minutes, stirring frequently.
  4. Throw in a few Spanish olives, to taste.
  5. Add enough water to cover rice,.
  6. Add salt, to taste.
  7. Bring to boil, cover, and lower heat to simmer.
  8. Simmer for about 20 minutes until all water is absorbed.


Most Helpful

Wonderful recipe! So easy and tastes like nothing we have ever had before. It's not like any restaurant rice. It goes well with any Mexican recipe.

Texas February 21, 2007

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