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Laurie's Texas Hash

Recipe Information

Serves/Makes:6 or more

  • 2 lbs (.9 kg). ground meat (beef, venison and turkey all do well)
  • 4 onions, chopped
  • 1-1/2 cups (350 ml) dry long grain rice
  • 4 15 oz (420 grm). cans tomatoes, squished w/ liquid
  • 1 tsp (5 ml). oregano
  • 1/4 cup (60 ml) chili powder
  • 1 tsp (5 ml). salt
  • red pepper flakes, to taste
  • water as necessary
  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees (175 C.).
  • Brown meat in a large pan.
  • Drain off some of the excess liquid.
  • Add onions and cook till transparent.
  • Add the seasonings and stir to coat well.
  • Add tomatoes & rice. Simmer 5 minutes.
  • Pour into a LARGE baking dish or a 9 x 13 inch casserole.
  • Add water till it just barely comes to the surface of hash.
  • Cover tightly w/ foil and bake at 350 degrees (175 C.) for 1 to 1 1/2 hours, or until the rice is cooked.
  • Allow to stand uncovered for 5 minutes before serving.
Goes great with cornbread, hushpuppies, tortillas, chips, or garnished w, green onions, sour cream, and shredded cheese.

I picked this up in Tucson while keeping house for aBUNCH of cable tv installers; hence the wide servings range...up to 10 normal appetites, or 6 pole-climbers (or teenagers for that matter).