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Roasted Tomato and Double Smoked Bacon Rice Dish

Yes this will become a new family favourite. Whether we had you at bacon or not!
Total Time 30 mins
Course Main Course, Party Food


  • 1 pint (500 mL) grape tomatoes
  • 2 tbsp (30 mL) extra virgin olive oil
  • ¼ tsp (1 mL) salt
  • 2 small onions finely diced
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • ½ (125 mL) diced double-smoked bacon
  • cup (375 mL) U.S. brown rice
  • 3 cup (750 mL) vegetable Stock
  • Salt and pepper to taste


  • Preheat oven to 300°F.
  • Place tomatoes and olive oil in an ovenproof pan, sprinkle with salt and roast 1 -1/2 hours. (This can be made a day in advance).
  • In a small stockpot, over medium-high heat, sauté onions, garlic and bacon for 5-7 minutes until onions begin to get golden brown. Add rice and roasted tomatoes, sauté for 2 minutes.
  • ChefD’s Tip: Add some cooked shrimp, chicken or diced pork tenderloin to take make it even better!
Keyword bacon, rice