1/2 lb lean ground beef

1 C onion, chopped

1 C celery, chopped

1 C green pepper, cubed

31/2 C tomatoes, diced

1/4 tsp salt

1/2 tsp black pepper

1/4 tsp paprika

1 C frozen peas

2 small carrots, diced

1 C uncooked rice

11/2 C water

1. In skillet, brown ground beef and drain off fat.

2. Add rest of ingredients. Mix well. Cover and cook over medium heat until boiling. Reduce to low heat and simmer for 35 minutes. Serve hot.