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       Title: Spanish Rice with Beef
  Categories: Ground beef, Vegetables, Rice/grains, Spanish
       Yield: 6 servings
  
       1 lb Lean Ground Beef                  1/2 c  Onion; Chopped, 1 Md
       1 c  Rice; Regular, Uncooked           2/3 c  Green Bell Pepper; Chopped
 	  16 oz Stewed Tomatoes; 1 Cn		    5 ea Bacon Slices;
     Crisp,Crumbled
       2 c  Water                               1 ts Chili Powder
     1/2 ts Oregano Leaves                  1 1/4 ts Salt
     1/8 ts Pepper                         
  
   Cook and stir the meat and onion in a large skillet until the meat is
   brown.  Drain off the excess fat.  Stir in the remaining ingredients. TO
   COOK IN A SKILLET: Heat the mixture to boiling then reduce the heat and
   simmer, covered, stirring occasionally, until the rice is tender, about 30
   minutes.  (A small amount of water can be added if necessary.) TO COOK IN
   THE OVEN: Pour the mixture into an ungreased 2-quart casserole. Cover and
   bake at 375 degrees F, stirring occasionally, until the rice is tender,
   about 45 minutes. Serve hot.
  
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