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Tomato Gravy over Rice


  • 1 (28 ounce) can crushed tomatoes*
  • 1/2 cup onions, chopped
  • 4 slices bacon
  • 1/4 cup diced green bell pepper
  • 3 tablespoons flour
  • Salt
  • Black pepper

* Or use fresh tomatoes, and cook them down to about 2 cups.

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  1. Fry bacon until done but not crisp. Cut into pieces. Set aside.
  2. Add onions and green peppers to skillet; sauté until soft.
  3. Add tomatoes and simmer 20 minutes.
  4. Salt and pepper to taste.
  5. Mix flour with enough cold water to make a smooth paste.
  6. Add to skillet, stirring constantly until thickened.
  7. Serve over cooked rice.

Serves 4 to 6.

Note: You can omit the bacon and use any meat available (sausage, ham, etc.), or you can substitute 2 or 3 tablespoons butter.