Spanish Rice Using Process American Cheese Recipe


Preparation Time30 MinCooking Time49 Min
Ready In1 Hr 19 MinDifficulty LevelMedium
Health IndexAverageServings4
Main IngredientInterest Group


 Bacon slices6
 Onion1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), chopped
 Green bell pepper1⁄2 , chopped
 Tomatoes1 Can (10 oz)
 Celery salt1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Long grain rice3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
 Processed american cheese1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), shredded
 Green bell pepper rings1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs) (For Garnish)

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 235 Calories from Fat 68

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 8 g11.8%

Saturated Fat 4.3 g21.5%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 40.3 mg

Sodium 564.6 mg23.5%

Total Carbohydrates 35 g11.8%

Dietary Fiber 1.9 g7.4%

Sugars 3.5 g

Protein 7 g14%

Vitamin A 13.2% Vitamin C 42.6%

Calcium 1.7% Iron 3.2%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


1. In a 12"X7" baking dish on a microwave rack, place bacon, cover with a white paper towel and microwave at HIGH for five minutes until crisp
2. Measure up about a quarter cup of the drippings into a deep, two quart casserole with lid, crumble the bacon and set aside
3. To the casserole, add green pepper and onions and microwave at HIGH for five minutes; stir after three minutes
4. In a two cup measuring cup, drain the tomato juice and add enough water to it to bring it up to a cup and a half; chop the tomatoes
5. Add tomatoes, tomato juice mixture and celery salt to the casserole, cover and microwave at HIGH for eight minutes until it boils
6. Add rice and stir until moist; cover and microwave at MEDIUM LOW for thirty minutes until tender; keep stirring at ten minute intervals
7. Sprinkle cheese and bacon over it, garnish with rings of green pepper and microwave at HIGH for a minute without a lid until the cheese melts

8. Serve as required