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Grandma's Rice Dish Recipe

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Cathy Reinke


1 pound ground beef
1 small onion, chopped
1/2 cup chopped green pepper
2 cups cooked long grain rice
1 can (14-1/2 ounces) diced tomatoes, undrained
1 can(11 ounces) whole kernel corn, drained
1 can (2-1/4 ounces) sliced ripe olives, drained
6 bacon strips, cooked and crumbled
2 tsp. chili powder
1 tsp. garlic powder
1 tsp. salt
1-1/2 cups shredded cheddar cheese, divided
1/2 cup dry bread crumbs
1 Tbsp. butter, melted

In a skillet, cook beef, onion and green pepper over medium heat until meat is no longer pink:
drain. Stir in the rice, tomatoes, corn, olives, bacon, chili powder, garlic powder and salt.
Bring to a boil: remove from the heat.
Add 1 cup of cheese; stir until melted.
Transfer to a greased 11-in. x 7-in. x 2-in. baking dish. Sprinkle with remaining cheese.
Toss bread crumbs with butter; sprinkle over cheese. Bake, uncovered, at 350 degrees for 15 -20 min.
or until cheese is melted.

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