RICE "ALLA ROMANA"
A small piece of ham fat, 1 stalk of celery Parsley, 1 onion, 2 mushrooms canned, or 1 fresh mushroom, 1/3 pound of lean beef
Chop these ingredients together and put them into a large saucepan with a small piece of butter. Cook until the meat is well browned. Then add one tablespoon of red or white wine. Cook for a few minutes, then add one tablespoon of tomato paste dissolved in a little hot water, or two and one−half tablespoons of the other tomato
sauce. Cook well, adding from time to time a little water−−one−half cup in all. Wash the rice (a little less than a cupful), add it to the other ingredients in the saucepan, and cook for about twenty minutes, until the rice is soft, adding more water from time to time. Then add two tablespoons of grated Parmesan cheese, mix well,and serve, with more cheese if desired.
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