Mom's rice with sauce
This was one of her dishes that us kids liked too.. She would make this sauce for herself and us kids,
my dad only liked her other sauce so she would make both sauces. Anyway this was a good dish.
You can probably use any kind of rice mom always used the white rice.
1 can diced tomatoes 14.5 oz
1 can tomato paste 6 oz
2 cloves garlic chopped small
1 teaspoon garlic powder
1/4 teaspoon paprika
1 1/2 teaspoons oregano
5 to 6 fresh basil leaves chopped small
2 teaspoons sugar
a pinch of salt
2 cans of water (save 1 can to fill with cold water)
1 cup of rice (your choice)
Cook rice according to the directions.
In a skillet on medium heat saute' garlic until lightly brown, add basil and saute' for another minute. Add the diced tomatoes, tomato paste, garlic powder, paprika, salt, oregano, and water stir sauce and cook until tomato paste is dissolved add the sugar, simmer for about 20 minutes. Add the sauce to your portion of rice and sprinkle on top with parmesan cheese.