- Add the tomato sauce, water, peppers, bay leaves, brown sugar,
- bouillon and seasonings. Bring to a boil. Stir in rice. Reduce the
- heat; cover and simmer for 15-20 minutes or until rice is tender.
- Discard bay leaves. Add beef and spinach; cook and stir until heated
- through and spinach is wilted. Serve with sour cream and Parmesan
- cheese if desired. Yield: 4 servings.
Wine: Full-Bodied Red Wine: Enjoy this recipe with a full-bodied red wine such as Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot or Syrah.