Rice Casserole Supreme
1 cup rice, washed and drained
2/3 cup raisins
4 tablespoons oil, divided
1 pound ground beef
1 small onion, chopped
1 small clove garlic, chopped
1 tablespoon green chile, chopped
2 teaspoons salt
1 can tomatoes
1 tablespoon chili powder
1 1/2 cups water
2 slices bacon
Wash raisins in hot water and drain.
Heat half the oil in frying pan. Add washed rice and fry to a light brown. Remove rice.
Add remaining oil, then fry the ground beef, onion, garlic and chili pepper for about 10 minutes.
Add salt, tomatoes and chili powder (which has been dissolved in 1/4 cup cold water). Cook for a few minutes, then mix everything together and cover with strips of bacon.
Bake at 350 degrees F for 45 minutes.