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Creole Bacon & Rice

This is creole cooking done right! Rice cooked in bacon fat with bell pepper, onions and tomatoes; a flavorful dish that can be enjoyed with a spring salad on a side!

Creole Bacon & Rice


For 4 people

  • 16 ounce(s) bacon
  • 1 green bell pepper, diced
  • 3 small onions, chopped
  • 2 1/2 teaspoon(s) salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon(s) pepper
  • 2 cup(s) canned tomatoes
  • 1 cup(s) raw rice


Simmer vegetables and spices in a saucepan. At the same time, fry the bacon. When bacon is done, remove from pan and crumble into small pieces. Drain off all but 3 tbsp. of fat, to which you add the raw rice. Let rice brown lightly. Add the vegetables and bacon; let simmer over very low heat for 30 minutes. Check after 20 minutes to see if it is drying out. If so, add more tomatoes, or some water, or a combination of both.
Ready in 35 min

Nutrition facts

  • Kcal: 796.33 kcal
  • Fibers (g): 4.7g
  • Sodium (mg): 3994.43mg
  • Carbs: 43.5g
  • Fat: 40.41g
  • Saturated fat (g): 13.41g
  • Proteins: 44.79g