Spanish Rice and Meatballs

Recipe by Sweet Diva MJ
READY IN: 1hr
SERVES: 4
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
Advertisement

DIRECTIONS

  • In large skillet, cook bacon until crisp; remove, coarsely crumble and set aside.
  • Drain drippings, reserving 1 tablespoon.
  • In a large bowl, combine beef, breadcrumbs, egg, salt and 1/8 teaspoon pepper.
  • Form into 20 meatballs, using a rounded tablespoon for each.
  • In same skillet, brown meatballs in reserved drippings; remove.
  • In same skillet, saute onion and celery until tender-crisp; drain excess fat.
  • Add rice, water,tomatoes, 57 sauce, ¼ teaspoon pepper and hot pepper sauce.
  • Cover; simmer 20 minutes.
  • Stir in bacon, meatballs and green pepper. Cover; simmer and additional 10 minutes or until rice is tender and liquid is absorbed,stirring occasionally.
  • Serves 4.
Advertisement