Spanish Rice

Spanish Rice With Ground Beef
Spanish Rice With Ground Beef. Diana Rattray
  • 60 mins
  • Prep: 10 mins,
  • Cook: 50 mins
  • Yield: 6 Servings
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This Spanish rice is an easy, tasty skillet meal made with some bacon and lean ground beef. You might also like this side dish Spanish rice made with bacon and cheese, or this quick and easy Mexican rice side dish.

 

Serve this delicious rice dish with cornbread or biscuits and a tossed salad.

What You'll Need

  • 4 slices bacon
  • 1 pound lean ground beef
  • 1/2 cup chopped onion
  • 1/4 cup chopped green bell pepper
  • 1 can (14.5 ounces) diced tomatoes
  • 1 cup water
  • 3/4 cup long-grain rice, uncooked
  • 1/2 cup chili sauce
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
  • dash ground black pepper
  • shredded Mexican blend cheese, optional

How to Make It

  1. In a large heavy skillet, cook bacon until crisp. Remove to paper towels to drain; set aside. Drain most of the bacon grease from skillet, leaving only a teaspoon or two.
  2. Add ground beef to skillet; cook, breaking up, until browned.
  3. Add chopped onion and green bell pepper; continue cooking until onion is tender.
  4. Add tomatoes, water, rice, chili sauce, salt, sugar, Worcestershire sauce, and pepper. Cover and simmer for 30 to 35 minutes.
  1. Before serving, top with crumbled bacon and cheese, if desired

Serves 6