Spanish Rice

Russ Myers

By
@Beegee1947

Is leftover rice taking up refrigerator space? Try this colorful dish.

Rating:
★★★★★ 1 vote
Comments:
Serves:
8 Servings
Prep:
15 Min
Cook:
30 Min
Method:
Stove Top

Ingredients

1 Tbsp
canola or vegetable oil
1 small
onion, chopped
1/2 medium
green pepper, chopped (optional)
1 lb
lean ground beef
1 tsp
salt
1/4 tsp
black pepper
1 Tbsp
prepared mustard
2 Tbsp
catsup
1 Tbsp
worcestershire sauce
3 c
cooked rice
1 can(s)
(28 oz) diced tomatoes, undrained

Step-By-Step

1Tip #1
Rice secret #1, is in NOT STIRRING. It kind of goes against what feels natural, but it makes all the difference. Not stirring allows the rice to cook without getting mushy.

Tip #2
Rice secret #2
Sauteing the dry rice in oil prior to adding the liquid also makes all the difference.
2In a large pan or skillet, saute onion and green pepper in the oil until soft.

Add ground beef and seasonings, stirring until meat loses its pink color.
3Stir in the cooked rice, tomatoes, catsup, and Worcestershire sauce.

Mix thoroughly
4Reduce heat and simmer, covered, for 15 minutes.
5Garnish with chopped cilantro and shredded cheddar cheese, if desired.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Other Main Dishes
Main Ingredient: Rice/Grains
Regional Style: American