Boris' Mexican Rice

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Very simple delicious beef, rice and veggie recipe--very filling and easy cleanup, too. Serve with flour tortillas, sour cream, and salsa.

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Prep Time:
20 mins
Cook Time:
35 mins
Total Time:
55 mins
Servings:
6
Yield:
6 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 pound lean ground beef

  • 1 onion, diced

  • 1 green bell pepper, diced

  • 1 (14 ounce) can beef broth

  • 2 cups fresh corn kernels

  • 1 (10 ounce) can diced tomatoes with green chile peppers

  • 1 (15 ounce) can tomato sauce

  • ½ cup salsa

  • ½ teaspoon chili powder

  • ½ teaspoon paprika

  • ½ teaspoon garlic powder

  • ½ teaspoon salt

  • ½ teaspoon ground black pepper

  • 1 teaspoon minced cilantro

  • 1 ½ cups uncooked white rice

  • 1 cup shredded Cheddar cheese

Directions

  1. In a medium stock pot, brown the ground beef over medium heat. Drain any fat. Add onion and green pepper. Cook until onion is tender.

  2. Stir in the beef broth, corn, tomatoes with green chile peppers and tomato sauce. Add salsa, chili powder, paprika, garlic powder, salt, pepper and cilantro. Mix thoroughly. Bring to a boil and stir in rice.

  3. Cover and cook until rice is done, about 25 minutes.

  4. Sprinkle Cheddar cheese over the mixture and continue cooking 10 minutes, or until cheese is melted.

Cook's Note:

You can substitute diced uncooked boneless chicken breast for the ground beef and chicken broth for the beef broth, if desired.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

510 Calories
18g Fat
59g Carbs
28g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 6
Calories 510
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 18g 23%
Saturated Fat 9g 44%
Cholesterol 74mg 25%
Sodium 1294mg 56%
Total Carbohydrate 59g 21%
Dietary Fiber 5g 16%
Total Sugars 7g
Protein 28g
Vitamin C 29mg 147%
Calcium 223mg 17%
Iron 5mg 26%
Potassium 844mg 18%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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