Fiesta Chili Beef and Rice

Fiesta Chili Beef and Rice This zesty dish creates its own fiesta with every spoonful. Serve with corn tortillas and salsa.

Ingredients

Original recipe yields 5 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified

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Time Details

    PREP : 10 mins

    COOK : 35 mins

    TOTAL : 45 mins

    SERVING : 5

    YIELD : 4 to 6 servings

  • Add oil to a medium saucepan. Stir in rice, and cook over medium heat until rice begins to have a golden color, about 5 minutes. Add 1/2 cup onion and 1/2 cup green pepper; cook and stir for 1 minute. Stir in water and half of the chili sauce. Bring to boil. Mix in corn, lemon juice, and 1/2 teaspoon salt. Cover, and simmer over low heat for 20 minutes.

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  • Meanwhile, saute beef with remaining 1/2 cup onion and 1/2 cup green pepper until meat loses pink color and vegetables are tender.

  • Add remaining chili sauce, tomato sauce, cumin, and 1/2 teaspoon salt. Simmer uncovered 15 minutes.

  • Turn rice onto a platter, and fluff with a fork. Sprinkle with cheese, and top with beef mixture. Serve immediately.

Per Serving: 578 calories; protein 30.4g; carbohydrates 54.9g; fat 27.1g; cholesterol 80.9mg; sodium 1186.3mg.