Rating: 4.5 stars 4.2
7 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 3
  • 4 star values: 3
  • 3 star values: 1
  • 2 star values: 0
  • 1 star values: 0

This zesty dish creates its own fiesta with every spoonful. Serve with corn tortillas and salsa.

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Recipe Summary

prep:
10 mins
cook:
35 mins
total:
45 mins
Servings:
5
Yield:
4 to 6 servings
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Ingredients

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Original recipe yields 5 servings
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Directions

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  • Add oil to a medium saucepan. Stir in rice, and cook over medium heat until rice begins to have a golden color, about 5 minutes. Add 1/2 cup onion and 1/2 cup green pepper; cook and stir for 1 minute. Stir in water and half of the chili sauce. Bring to boil. Mix in corn, lemon juice, and 1/2 teaspoon salt. Cover, and simmer over low heat for 20 minutes.

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  • Meanwhile, saute beef with remaining 1/2 cup onion and 1/2 cup green pepper until meat loses pink color and vegetables are tender.

  • Add remaining chili sauce, tomato sauce, cumin, and 1/2 teaspoon salt. Simmer uncovered 15 minutes.

  • Turn rice onto a platter, and fluff with a fork. Sprinkle with cheese, and top with beef mixture. Serve immediately.

Nutrition Facts

578 calories; protein 30.4g; carbohydrates 54.9g; fat 27.1g; cholesterol 80.9mg; sodium 1186.3mg. Full Nutrition
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