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       Title: Spanish Rice
  Categories: Mexican, Vegetables
       Yield: 4 servings
       3 T  Shortening
   1 1/2 c  Rice
     1/2 c  Onion, sliced
     1/2 c  Bell pepper,sliced
       1 ea 14 oz can whole tomatoes
       1 ea Medium clove garlic, minced
       1 t  Black pepper
       2 t  Salt
       3 c  Water
   Melt shortening in large skillet. Add rice and brown. When rice is a
   golden brown, reduce heat and add onion, bell pepper, tomatoes,
   garlic and pepper. Mix well and add 1 1/2 cups warm water or enough
   to just cover the rice. Add salt. Cover and let simmer until almost
   dry. Add remaining water, cold, a little at a time, cooking over low
   heat until fluffy. Note: You may substitue peeled seeded green chili
   for the bell pepper.