Carreteiro Rice Recipe

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Carreteiro Rice Recipe

Carreteiro Rice Recipe

The ideal recipe for gathering the family and serving a special feast! Learn how to make traditional southern rice.

Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Additional Time 10 minutes
Total Time 50 minutes


  • 1/2 cup (tea) chopped bacon
  • 1/2 cup (tea) pepperoni, chopped
  • 1/2 chopped onion
  • 2 chopped garlic cloves
  • 1/4 chopped green pepper
  • 1 chopped skinless and seedless tomato
  • 1/2 cup (tea) cooked and shredded jerky ( SEE HOW TO MAKE DRIED MEAT )
  • 2 cup (tea) raw rice
  • salt to taste
  • 1 liter of hot water
  • parsley to taste


    1. Saute the bacon and pepperoni in a pan or pan, followed by the finely chopped onion.
    2. When the onion begins to wilt, add the garlic and continue to saute.
    3. Then stir in the chopped peppers and tomatoes.
    4. Cook for a few minutes more before adding the cooked and shredded jerky.
    5. Mix in the rice and season with salt to taste.
    6. Cover with hot water and place a lid on the pan.
    7. Allow it to cook until the water has evaporated
    8. Serve immediately with a sprinkle of parsley on top.

Nutrition Information



Serving Size


Amount Per ServingCalories 145Total Fat 2gSaturated Fat 1gTrans Fat 0gUnsaturated Fat 1gCholesterol 4mgSodium 287mgCarbohydrates 26gFiber 1gSugar 2gProtein 5g

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