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Baked Calico Rice

Total Time

Prep: 10 min. Bake: 1 hour

Makes

4-6 servings

I FOUND this pretty rice dish in a salad oil ad in the Ladies' Home Journal back in 1948. It's a favorite not only for its good taste, but for its simplicity of preparation. A potluck and picnic pleaser, this side dish travels well. -Dorothy Lama, Lindsay, California

Ingredients

  • 1 can (28 ounces) diced tomatoes, undrained
  • 1 cup chopped onion
  • 1 cup chopped celery
  • 3/4 cup chopped green pepper
  • 2/3 cup uncooked long grain rice
  • 1/3 cup vegetable oil
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 1 to 2 teaspoons salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper

Directions

  1. In a 2-qt. baking dish, combine all ingredients. Cover and bake at 350° for 1 to 1-1/4 hours or until rice is tender, stirring occasionally. Discard bay leaf.

Nutrition Facts

1 each: 227 calories, 12g fat (2g saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 581mg sodium, 27g carbohydrate (7g sugars, 4g fiber), 3g protein.

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