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Spanish Rice Ready in 30 Minutes

I have become a huge fan of meals being ready in 30 minutes or less. This Spanish rice is another great one for the list! I’m adding it to our list of favorite 30 minute meals along with eggroll skillet and skillet mac and beef.

Thanks to this Spanish rice recipe, I can feed my family a great meal, without them getting stuck with cereal, or perhaps goldfish… because that’s never happened before.

Spanish Rice

Spanish Rice Ready in 30 Minutes

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This Spanish rice with ground beef has become a favorite meal around. I buy ground beef in huge family packs and then freeze it into smaller portions for meals.

This has a long list of ingredients, don’t let that scare you. This an is easy meal to make, and it’s ready in 30 minutes. If it’s ready in 30 minutes it can’t be that hard to make, right? It has a lot of flavor with all those ingredients.

  • 1 cup diced onion
  • 1 tablespoon minced fresh garlic
  • 1 pound ground beef
  • ½ teaspoon dry mustard
  • 2 teaspoons chili powder
  • 2 teaspoons kosher salt
  • ¼ teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • ½ cup long grain white rice
  • 2 tbsp tomato paste
  • 1 14.5- ounce can diced tomatoes with juice
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1 tsp Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 tsp of balasmic vinegar
  • 1 cup shredded cheddar cheese

How to make Spanish Rice:

Brown your ground beef in a skillet with a lid, drain the fat. Add in your diced onions, and seasonings.

Spanish Rice

Add in your rice, tomato paste, water, and diced tomatoes. Mix well, you don’t want to bit into a clump of tomato paste.

Cover for 5 minutes, or until rice is cooked.

Spanish Rice

Ready in 30 minutes. Making it perfect for those busy nights or maybe like me, those evenings that I forget to make supper for my family.

Spanish Rice
Spanish Rice

Spanish Rice Ready in 30 Minutes

Yield: 5
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 25 minutes
Total Time: 30 minutes

A 30 minute meal perfect for any day of the week.

Ingredients

  • 1 cup diced onion
  • 1 tablespoon minced fresh garlic
  • 1 pound ground beef
  • ½ teaspoon dry mustard
  • 2 teaspoons chili powder
  • 2 teaspoons kosher salt
  • ¼ teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • ½ cup long grain white rice
  • 2 tbsp tomato paste
  • 1 14.5- ounce can diced tomatoes with juice
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1 tsp Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 tsp of balasmic vinegar
  • 1 cup shredded cheddar cheese

Instructions

  1. Cook until ground beef is no longer pink, breaking up beef as you cook.
  2. Add onion, peppers, garlic, ground beef, dry mustard, chili powder, salt and pepper.
  3. Add tomato paste, add canned tomatoes with juice, water, Worcestershire sauce and balasmic vinegar Add in rice.
  4. Stir, cover and simmer for 5 minutes covered.
  5. If you are using the cheese, sprinkle on top for last few minutes of cooking time with lid on.
Nutrition Information:
Serving Size: 1 grams
Amount Per Serving: Unsaturated Fat: 0g

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