Authentic Mexican Rice

This rice is amazing.  Better than any Spanish rice you will ever get in a restaurant.  Many of my Hispanic friends are surpised that I know how to make rice that tastes as good as their mamas, and immedietely want to know where I learned to make this rice.  My son, Ryan, especially loves this rice

Mexican Rice

2 Tbs Bacon grease

1/2 to 1 c. chopped onion (optional)

2 cups rice

4 Tbs of Knorr Brand Caldo de Tomate (found in soup aisle)

4 cups of water

1.  Brown rice and onion in hot grease until rice is very brown (almost burned).  You must stir constantly

2.  Mix together the Caldo de Tomate and water

3.  Pour Water mixture into browned rice, bring to boil, then turn heat down to medium low and cook covered for 20 minutes.  DO NOT STIR!


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