Easy and Quick Hamburger and Rice Dinner

Total Time
Prep 15 mins
Cook 10 mins

This is a fast dinner. I usually have all of the ingredients on hand for a last minute supper. You can get creative and doctor this up a bit by adding green pepper or other vegetables.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Brown hamburger and onion over medium heat in a large skillet (one with a lid). Drain off excess fat.
  2. Add the rice, tomato, water, salt and pepper. Mix well and cover pan with lid. Simmer on low for 10 minutes.
  3. Check halfway to see if you feel it needs a few tablespoons of water added. Stir and then sprinkle the cheese over top. Don't mix in, allow to melt over top while it finishes simmering.
Most Helpful

5 5

The family loved this meal. I loved it also because of the quick and easy! I put in more tomatoes and salt also used onion powder. Keeping this quick and easy to grab, thank you!

5 5

I've been looking for a quick and easy recipe for those busy week nights. This fits the bill!! I used leftover pasta sauce with the can of tomatoes and added a can of mushrooms. I also used brown rice instead of white and ground white meat turkey instead of beef. This is a keeper! And so much better for you than Hamburger helper......ICK!!!

5 5

Loved it - Quick easy meal - I added some mushrooms and zucchini. Used fresh tomatoes. I like spice so sprinkled in some Mrs Dash Chipotle spice. Thanks for posting.