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Mexican Rice & Beef Tacos

Rated as 4.63 out of 5 Stars

"These beef tacos with bell peppers, onion, and Mexican rice are quick and easy--just what you need after a busy day."
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39 m servings 613
Original recipe yields 4 servings


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  1. Melt 1 tablespoon Spread in large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat and brown ground beef, seasoned with salt and pepper, if desired; remove and set aside.
  2. Melt remaining 1 tablespoon Spread in same skillet over medium-high heat and cook peppers and onions, stirring occasionally, until crisp-tender, about 5 minutes. Stir in water, Knorr(R) Fiesta Sides(TM) - Mexican Rice and tomato and bring to a boil over high heat. Reduce heat and simmer, covered, 7 minutes or until rice is tender.
  3. Stir in beef; heat through. Spoon into taco shells and serve, if desired, with lime wedges. Top, if desired, with your favorite taco toppings such as sour cream, chopped red onion and shredded lettuce.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 613 calories; 27.8 41.1 29.8 79 307 Full nutrition

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This is a really fast, affordable dinner. The only thing I would do differently is after browning the ground beef (you could use ground turkey) would be to add a tablespoon of taco seasoning wi...

I had to add taco seasoning & garlic powder. plus I used yellow rice instead and it was remarkably tasty. The family ripped thru every bit of it.

These were really good! I made my own Mexican rice though as I am not a packaged food person. I used Mexican Rice II recipe from Allrecipes to add to the beef mixture and it tasted fabulous! T...

good start to the dish..def needs some flavoring..i added some taco seasoning an layed it out on a wrap, rolled it an thru it in the toaster oven with some cheese on top..added salsa an sour cre...

There used to be a recipe on the back of this Mexican rice which adds a can of drained black beans. You can add some salsa for a little more flavor or add a can of rotel. They all turn out great...

Excellent! Thanks for the recipe!

I added about 1 TBS taco seasoning to the meat after testing the mixture as did many other reviewers as it was a little bland on its own. I loved the flavor and how many vegetables are packed in...

After reading other reviews, I tasted the rice before adding meat. It was lacking flavor, so I added taco seasoning. I liked this recipe but didn't really taste like a traditional taco to me. I ...

At first I was a little skeptical about rice in a taco but wow was I surprised. The rice really worked with this by adding another dimension of flavors. The rice stretches your meal without br...