Prep Time
10 Mins
Cook Time
50 Mins
Yield
Makes 10 to 12 servings

Tomato paste tends to scorch easily, so be sure to stir as directed.

How to Make It

Step 1

Rinse rice with cold running water 3 minutes or until water is no longer cloudy. Drain and set aside.

Step 2

Cook bacon in a 3 1/2-qt. saucepan over medium heat 10 minutes or until crisp. Drain and set bacon aside, reserving 2 Tbsp. bacon drippings in pan.

Step 3

Sauté onion in hot drippings in saucepan over medium-high heat 8 minutes or until onion is tender; add garlic, and sauté 1 minute.

Step 4

Stir in rinsed rice, chicken broth, and next 3 ingredients; bring to a boil. Cover, reduce heat to low, and simmer 30 minutes, stirring mixture every 7 to 10 minutes.

Step 5

Remove from heat; fluff with a fork. Stir in crumbled bacon and 3 Tbsp. parsley; garnish, if desired.

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