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Fast Beef and Rice

Rated as 4.47 out of 5 Stars

"I'm not much of a cook, but I did receive many recipe requests the first time I made this dish. Using a packaged rice mix makes it so simple to prepare.--Deborah Vahlkamp, Belleville, Illinois"
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Ingredients

40 m servings
Original recipe yields 4 servings

Directions

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  1. In a skillet, cook beef over medium heat until no longer pink; drain and set aside. In the same skillet, brown the rice in butter. Add water and contents of rice seasoning packet; mix well. Stir in beef. Cover and simmer for 15 minutes or until rice is tender.

Footnotes

  • To make Fast Beef and Rice a complete meal, stir in 2 cups of your family's favorite cooked vegetable.

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Most helpful positive review

I have been making this for a long time. Instead of using all water, I will use half tomato juice or v8, which ever I have on hand. I always put onion in the ground beef while I am browning it...

Most helpful critical review

This was OK. I had some leftover hot italian beef with the gravy (italian dressing powder and water) that I cut into small pieces. I added 1 1/2c. hot and spicy V8 and 1 cup of beef broth as wel...

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I have been making this for a long time. Instead of using all water, I will use half tomato juice or v8, which ever I have on hand. I always put onion in the ground beef while I am browning it...

I have had this recipe for a while now and it's really good...I've been broke and this is what the "guys" like (my hubby is Military) and this is perfect for them for a quick and yummy lunch. Th...

My family loved this! Instead of packaged rice, I used 1 cup of instant rice. I also added two beef bouillon cubes to the water.

I've been making a version of this for years. I add onions, scrambled eggs, water chestnuts, a bag of peas and carrots. Whatever I have on hand.

This is very yummy! I can't stop eating it!!! I put onion and green pepper in it and used some leftover beef stock in place of some of the water, because I didn't have any beef flavored rice mix...

I made this recipe the other day for my fiance & myself. I made a double=batch, with plans on having left-overs the next day. We did not get to have left-overs, because my fiance liked it so muc...

I have made a version of this for years. Always called it Poor Boys Meal. I did not have alot of money, this was dinner most nights. I sometimes put a couple splashes of soy sauce in or bolde...

Very fast, very easy and very economical. Not gourmet, but great for a busy weeknight dinner. Add a side of veggies, and you have a meal for about $5. Thanks for sharing!

will be making this often! It was delicious and so easy to fix after work