Spanish Rice

Russ Myers

By
@Beegee1947

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


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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

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Tip #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.
2
In 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.
3
Stir in the cooked rice, tomatoes, catsup, and Worcestershire sauce.

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

About this Recipe

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