Mrs. Wilkes Savannah Red Rice

Serves 4 as a main course

4 strips bacon
2 green bell peppers, chopped
2 medium onions, chopped
2 C cooked rice
1 16-oz can stewed tomatoes
1 C tomato sauce
1 t Tabasco sauce
1 pound coooked shrimp and/or sausage
1 T Parmesan cheese
pepper, to taste

In a large skillet, fry bacon crisp and remove to paper towel, saving drippings in skillet. Brown pepper and onions in drippings. Add rice, tomatoes, tomato sauce, tabasco, and crumbled bacon. Add the cooked shrimp or sausage and pepper to taste.

Preheat oven to 325 F. Pour contents of skillet into a greased 2-quart casserole. Sprinkle with Parmesan Cheese and bake for 30 minutes.