Combine tomatoes, rice, water, green pepper, onion, garlic, 3/4 teaspoons salt, oregano, thyme and bay leaf in 3 quart casserole. In large bowl mix remaining ingredients: shape into 1 1/2 inch meatballs and place in casserole. Cover and bake in 350* oven 1 hour and 15 minutes. or until rice is tender, stirring occasionally. If after 45 minutes rice is dry, add 1/4 cup boiling water).