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Brazilian Rice

Great side dish, especially good with fried chicken!


  • 1 cup long grain rice
  • 2 cups water, hot
  • 1 large onion, chopped
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  • 1 green pepper, chopped
  • 2 tomatoes, seeds removed, chopped
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • 1/2 tsp. curry powder
  • 1/2 tsp. paprika
  • 1/2 tsp. garlic powder or 1 clove garlic, chopped fine


Saute' onions in 2 tablespoons shortening or oil. Add chopped green pepper and saute' a little longer. In a heavy bottom saucepan, mix rice and hot water. Add the rest of the ingredients and simmer for 10 minutes, without a lid, then the last 10 minutes, cover with a lid and stir once.

By Robin from Washington, IA


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