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Arabic Rice


"Highly spiced beef and rice casserole. This easy recipe is great served with a salad or some crusty bread."
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40 m servings 377 cals
Original recipe yields 6 servings

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  1. Heat a large skillet over medium heat. Break ground beef into small pieces and add to the skillet. Season beef with garlic powder, ground cinnamon, and allspice; cook and stir until beef is completely browned and crumbly, about 10 minutes.
  2. Stir water, rice, and beef bouillon with the beef; bring to a simmer and cook until the rice is soft and fluffy, about 20 minutes.
  3. Heat a small skillet over high heat; toast pine nuts in the skillet, swirling to keep pine nuts moving, until browned, 2 to 4 minutes. Sprinkle toasted pine nuts and lemon juice over the beef and rice mixture.


  • Cook's Notes:
  • Use brown rice for a healthier option.
  • Red wine vinegar can be used in place of lemon juice.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 377 calories; 17.1 g fat; 29.5 g carbohydrates; 26.6 g protein; 74 mg cholesterol; 584 mg sodium. Powered by the ESHA Research Database © 2018, ESHA Research, Inc. All Rights Reserved

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It was decent, but it was way too much spice packed into it. Every bite was strange and it was just slapping me in the face. I think it could've been saltier with some more salt and pepper, and ...

I had to add a little more beef bouillon to ours to get the flavors we were looking for, but enjoyed the flavor of cinnamon in this dish - I think I'd make some naan or something like that to se...