Mexican Rice

Mexican Rice Very simple delicious beef, rice and veggie recipe–very filling and easy cleanup, too. Serve with flour tortillas, sour cream, and salsa.


Original recipe yields 6 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified

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Time Details

    PREP : 20 mins

    COOK : 35 mins

    TOTAL : 55 mins

    SERVING : 6

    YIELD : 6 servings

  • In a medium stock pot, brown the ground beef over medium heat. Drain any fat. Add onion and green pepper. Cook until onion is tender.

  • Stir in the beef broth, corn, tomatoes with green chile peppers and tomato sauce. Add salsa, chili powder, paprika, garlic powder, salt, pepper and cilantro. Mix thoroughly. Bring to a boil and stir in rice.

  • Cover and cook until rice is done, about 25 minutes.

  • Sprinkle Cheddar cheese over the mixture and continue cooking 10 minutes, or until cheese is melted.

Per Serving: 510 calories; protein 28.3g; carbohydrates 59.1g; fat 18.3g; cholesterol 73.7mg; sodium 1294mg. You can substitute diced uncooked boneless chicken breast for the ground beef and chicken broth for the beef broth, if desired.