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Old 02-08-2019, 10:32 PM   #1
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Tomato Rice

Something quick, easy and delicious I discovered when wanting to do something different with rice in my steamer. Basically I set up my rice cooker with the rice and water. Then I sprinkle in a little salt, some Old Bay Seasoning, then place a whole tomato on top after removing the stem and core. Cover it and let it steam as per usual. Once the rice is cooked, I smash down and break up the tomato into the rice and eat it as-is.

Super simple and super good. You can use any seasonings or herbs that you like. Diced onion tossed in before steaming the rice is also wonderful.

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Old 02-08-2019, 11:18 PM   #2
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This sounds good, Linda! Putting a whole tomato on the rice to break down as the rice cooks sounds like an easy walk-away-and-let-it-cook dish. I love tomatoes and rice together in many dishes. Thank you for sharing.

I don't have a rice cooker, but kind of wing similar things on the stove top.
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This sounds good, Linda! Putting a whole tomato on the rice to break down as the rice cooks sounds like an easy walk-away-and-let-it-cook dish. I love tomatoes and rice together in many dishes. Thank you for sharing.

I don't have a rice cooker, but kind of wing similar things on the stove top.
You can most definitely do it on the stove top. What I love about this dish is its simplicity. Simple ingredients, but such wonderful flavors. The sprinkling of the Old Bay Seasoning is something I decided on a whim to use and it adds such a good taste to it all.
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I always have Old Bay on hand! Sounds like a good flavor combo...
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It is. Just don't sprinkle in too much or it will overpower the flavor of the rice and tomato.
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Old 02-09-2019, 02:33 AM   #6
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Ohhhh yeah...I'll also give this a try on the stove. For me it screams cilantro on the top but I love the stuff. There's just nothing better than a simple idea for good food.
Thanks Linda.
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My MIL used to make something similar years ago on the stovetop. Although, she added a good hunk o' butter, and fresh basil that was mashed in with roasted tomatoes.

I like the idea of using Old Bay, carefully. Will have to try that.

I can also see using a splash of Worcestershire.

Thanks, Linda.
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You're welcome, guys. And really, you can add pretty much anything you like.

This is one of my favorite go-to dishes in summer when I've got extra tomatoes hanging around. I'll eat it as my main meal or sometimes use it for side dishes.
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Rice is on the menu for tomorrow. I have Old Bay seasoning. I love rice. More than mashed taters smothered with gravy.

We are having creamed cod fish and peas, the rice with go very nicely with it.
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Rice is on the menu for tomorrow. I have Old Bay seasoning. I love rice. More than mashed taters smothered with gravy.

We are having creamed cod fish and peas, the rice with go very nicely with it.
Oh my gosh, that sounds fabulous. Would love a pic, if you can spare the time. I don't believe I've ever seen creamed cod and peas.
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