Spanish Rice

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Michelle Koletar/Mertz

By
@Mertzie

This is great for potlucks. My aunt made this for our family picnics when I was little, and I bugged her for it all the time. One of my favorites. When I was older, I started making it for my kids, and we all just love it. You can add some drained Mexicorn, black beans, pintos, etc., but I like it just as is. Also, spice this to your preference. I don't like this dish really hot, but you can add hot sauce, red pepper, more chili powder, etc. You can use a crockpot instead of an oven, if you like for this.

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

Comments:
Serves:
4 for maindish; more for potluck
Prep:
15 Min
Cook:
1 Hr 15 Min

Ingredients

  • 1 lb
    ground beef
  • 2 large
    green peppers
  • 1 large
    onion
  • 28 oz
    can, whole plum tomatoes
  • 1/2 c
    regular rice (not instant cooking) - i like carolina yellow rice that comes w/ seasoning
  • 5 Tbsp
    chili powder

How to Make Spanish Rice

Step-by-Step

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees Brown ground beef in a Dutch Oven & drain grease. Add a bit of worcestershire sauce & continue frying until very brown.
  2. Add green pepper, onion, tomatoes. Sprinkle a little white sugar over the tomatoes. Heat to boiling, stirring well. Add rice & continue to heat to boil. Lower heat to simmer & mix in Chili Powder, salt, pepper, & any other spices you may want. Stir very well.
  3. Cover w/ lid & bake for 1 hour, 15 mins, or put in crockpot & heat on low for 4-5 hours. I usually stir once or twice. This is yummy w/ cornbread.

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About Spanish Rice

Course/Dish: Beef
Regional Style: Mexican
Other Tag: Quick & Easy



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