Zesty Spanish Beef and Rice

Zesty Spanish Beef and Rice

(120 Ratings)

Ingredients

  • 1 package RICE-A-RONIĀ® Spanish Rice
  • 1 pound ground beef or turkey
  • 2 tablespoons margarine
  • 2 cups water
  • 1 can (14.5 oz) diced tomatoes, undrained
  • 1/2 cup chopped onion (optional)
  • 1/2 cup chopped green bell pepper (optional)

Preparation Steps

  1. In large skillet, cook 1 lb. ground beef or turkey until no longer pink; drain.
  2. Stir in rice-vermicelli mix, 2 Tbsp. margarine, 2 cups water, Special Seasonings and 1 can (14.5 oz) diced tomatoes; bring to a boil.
  3. Cover, reduce heat to low and simmer 15-20 min. or until rice is tender.

Tips and Variations

  • Add 1/2 cup each chopped green bell pepper and onion during the last 5 min. of simmering.