Cook instant rice according to package directions, set aside.
Brown ground beef until fully cooked; drain fat from meat. Add tomatoes, sour cream, taco seasoning mix, and cheese. Stir to combine. Add rice and stir. You can also add 1/2-1 can re-fried beans. If it is a bit too dry, you can add another can of tomatoes or some water to your liking.
Heat thoroughly and serve warm with tortilla chips. You can play with the ingredient amounts and make it just they way your family likes it. It's very good and hearty.Enjoy!