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ellen's terrific spanish rice

(1 rating)
Recipe by
Ellen Gwaltney Bales
Indianapolis, IN

This is more or less my own concoction that I've improved on over the years. It's one of my favorites, and leftovers--if there are any--do freeze well.

(1 rating)
yield 6 -8
prep time 20 Min
cook time 20 Min
method Stove Top

Ingredients For ellen's terrific spanish rice

  • 1 lb
    ground chuck
  • 1 md
    onion, diced
  • 1 lg
    green pepper, diced
  • 2 pkg
    boil-in-bag rice
  • 1 lg
    can stewed tomatoes or chopped tomatoes
  • 1 tsp
    chili powder
  • 2 tsp
    worcestershire sauce
  • 1 tsp
  • 1/4 tsp
  • 1 1/2 c
    shredded cheddar or mexican blend shredded cheese

How To Make ellen's terrific spanish rice

  • 1
    In large skillet, brown the ground chuck with the onion and green pepper; drain. Open two pouches of boil-n-bag rice and empty into pan with meat mixture.
  • 2
    Add remaining ingredients except cheese. Fill empty tomato can with water and pour over all. Stir and mix well over medium-high heat until boiling.
  • 3
    Turn heat to low and simmer about 20 minutes, covered, until all liquid is absorbed and ingredients are hot. Sprinkle with cheese, cover, and cook just until cheese melts.