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Spanish Style Beef & Rice

Rated as 4.29 out of 5 Stars

"Your family will shout, 'Olé' when you bring this Spanish-inspired meal to the dinner table. Filled with beef, beans, and flavorful rice, it's so simple and so hearty at the same time."
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27 m servings 346
Original recipe yields 6 servings


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  1. In a skillet, over medium-high heat, add oil and ground beef and fry, stirring occasionally until browned.
  2. Stir in onions and green bell pepper, and continue to fry another 2 to 3 minutes until lightly brown.
  3. Stir in pinto beans, UNCLE BEN'S(R) Flavor Infusions Spanish Style Rice, and water. Keep stirring to combine.
  4. Bring to boil, then reduce to medium heat and simmer covered for 15 minutes or until water is absorbed.
  5. Garnish with fresh cilantro.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 346 calories; 12.8 35.8 21 50 625 Full nutrition

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What a great meal- and it truly only uses one pan! My daughter chose to eat her serving out of a bowl while I ate it in tortillas taco-style. I did use an UN-drained can of pinto beans, 3/4 C ...

Super simple and on the dinner table in under 30 minutes! I did think it needed a bit more flavor so I ended up sprinkling some taco seasoning in the mix. With that being said, I ended up using...

Needed seasoning, but made for delicious taco salads!

Super easy, and quick. After reading the reviews I added garlic, fresh and powdered, onion powder, salt, pepper, a small dash of curry powder, and cumin powder. I added a small mildly hot pepper...

This came together quickly and was very filling. For me it was a little bland and in need of salt. My family thought it was great as it was. I would definitely make it again.

One of the great things about this recipe is that each family member can make it their own. I had it on top of a crunchy green salad, added tomatoes and some salsa. It is very mild, which my g...