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    Cheesy Mexican Rice Skillet

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    30 mins

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    Zane&ZoesMom's Note:

    This is SO easy and yummy! And best of all only uses 1 pan. I came up with this recipe when we were low on groceries and low on money. Just using stuff on hand in the cupboard and fridge I came up with something everyone loves. My husband likes to put this inside a tortilla and roll it up with sour cream.

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    Ingredients:

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    Directions:

    1. 1
      Brown ground beef in large skillet on MD/HI & drain fat.
    2. 2
      Add onion & cook for a couple of minutes.
    3. 3
      Sprinkle with salt & pepper (if desired).
    4. 4
      Stir in chili powder & mix well.
    5. 5
      Stir in tomato juice & bring just to boil.
    6. 6
      Once boiling add rice & reduce heat to MD.
    7. 7
      Cover & cook 10-15 minutes, until rice is tender, stirring a couple times.
    8. 8
      Stir in 1 1/2 c of the cheese and remove from heat.
    9. 9
      Sprinkle with remaining cheese and cover 1 min to melt.

    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on May 09, 2013

      35

      I thought my children would love this but they just thought it was OK. I followed the recipe exactly as written. I had made burgers on the grill and made this as a side dish.

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    • on February 07, 2012

      55

      Another fast and easy recipe that I can use for the kids at lunch time. I think I could mix this up the night before, minus the rice, then the next day stir in rice and bake. I think maybe 375 degrees for 30 minutes might work. I'll let you know if I give it a try some day. This recipe is a winner in our book. Made for Zaar Chef Alphabet Soup game

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    • on July 26, 2007

      55

      This was fabulous!!! I did make a few changes because I realized after I started making it that I didnt have a couple things. I doubled the recipe due to my family and their friends, and used green onions (didnt have normal onions), 1/2 tsp salt, 1/4 tsp pepper. And then I found out that I didnt have chili powder so I used 1 tsp Emeril's Original Essence, 1/2 tsp cumin, 1/2 tsp garlic powder, and then followed the recipe. I have NEVER used Minute Rice before (atleast that I can remember) and it will not be the last time. I had already browned some ground beef and threw it into containers and then froze it for future use, so I just pulled one of them out and used it. I had this to the table in about 15 minutes. FABULOUSLY EASY AND YUMMY! Thank you sooo much for this great recipe!

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    Nutritional Facts for Cheesy Mexican Rice Skillet

    Serving Size: 1 (262 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 6

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 435.2
     
    Calories from Fat 187
    42%
    Total Fat 20.7 g
    31%
    Saturated Fat 11.1 g
    55%
    Cholesterol 88.6 mg
    29%
    Sodium 603.6 mg
    25%
    Total Carbohydrate 33.4 g
    11%
    Dietary Fiber 2.1 g
    8%
    Sugars 4.5 g
    18%
    Protein 28.2 g
    56%

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