Tomato-Rice Italiano

8 Servings

For a meal-in-a-dish you may add leftover meat, chop meat, tuna, chicken or turkey, chopped ham, shrimp, etc. before placing in the oven.


  • 2 cups rice Uncle Ben’s

  • 2 cups water

  • 1 tablespoon parsley dried or fresh, minced

  • 2 teaspoons salt

  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper

  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder

  • 1/3 cup oil vegetable or olive

  • 1 28 oz. can crushed tomatoes


  • Place the rice, water, parsley and salt and pepper in oblong (13x9x2) ovenproof pan or casserole.

  • Heat to boiling on top of stove and continue simmering until water is almost all absorbed.

  • Add garlic, oil and tomatoes to pan.

  • Stir until it comes to a boil again.

  • Transfer to a preheated 400° oven for approx. 30-45 minutes or until rice is dry and tender.

  • Serves 8 as a side dish or 4 to 6 as a main meal.

Category: Pasta, Sauces, Rice, and Grains