These beef tacos with bell peppers, onion, and Mexican rice are quick and easy--just what you need after a busy day.

Knorr

Recipe Summary

prep:
19 mins
cook:
20 mins
total:
39 mins
Servings:
4
Yield:
4 servings
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Ingredients

4
Original recipe yields 4 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • 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.

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  • 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® Fiesta Sides™ - Mexican Rice and tomato and bring to a boil over high heat. Reduce heat and simmer, covered, 7 minutes or until rice is tender.

  • 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

613 calories; protein 29.8g 60% DV; carbohydrates 41.1g 13% DV; fat 27.8g 43% DV; cholesterol 79mg 26% DV; sodium 307.1mg 12% DV. Full Nutrition
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Rating: 4 stars
02/01/2016
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 with about 1/4 cup of the water called for and cook that a bit while the Mexican Rice is cooking. Corn would be a great addition to this. If you don't want tacos this would be great rolled up in a flour tortilla. Read More
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Most helpful critical review

Rating: 3 stars
07/21/2019
Boys loved it. I thought it was ok. Read More
22 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 15
  • 4 star values: 5
  • 3 star values: 2
  • 2 star values: 0
  • 1 star values: 0
Rating: 4 stars
02/01/2016
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 with about 1/4 cup of the water called for and cook that a bit while the Mexican Rice is cooking. Corn would be a great addition to this. If you don't want tacos this would be great rolled up in a flour tortilla. Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
05/04/2016
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. Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
05/18/2016
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! The family loved it as well it was a nice change to the standard taco. I used brown rice instead of the white rice that was called for as I think it adds more flavor and nutrients. Read More
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Rating: 4 stars
05/26/2016
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 cream after..toaster oven 350 for 10 min give or take..liked it much better than with taco shells Read More
(2)
Rating: 5 stars
05/05/2016
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 and it makes even more servings. Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
05/04/2016
Excellent! Thanks for the recipe! Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
06/16/2016
This was a delicious dish that my kids & their friends all loved. Like others I decided to add a little taco seasoning to the chop meat while it was cooking along with a few of our favorite spices. After adding the chop meat to the pepper & onion mixture I threw in a can of southwest corn and it completed the meal. I purchased ranch flavored hard taco shells & the kids just loved them! I will definitely be making again! Read More
(2)
Rating: 5 stars
02/01/2016
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 breaking your budget. Read More
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Rating: 4 stars
02/15/2016
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 think the mixture would be better used as a side dish. Read More
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Rating: 3 stars
07/21/2019
Boys loved it. I thought it was ok. Read More
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