Hamburger Pilaf

Total Time
5 mins
20 mins

This makes a fast one dish "hamburger helper" type meal. Be sure to use a good beef broth as it provides a great deal of flavour for your dish. Sometimes I add sliced mushrooms that I saute with the onion & pepper. This can also be made with ground chicken, using chicken broth.

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  1. Saute the onion and green pepper in the oil until soft.
  2. Add the beef and garlic, breaking up the meat and cooking until done.
  3. Season with salt, pepper and vegetable seasoning.
  4. Add the rice, cooking & stirring until rice goes translucent, but not brown.
  5. Add 1/2 cup hot broth, stirring until absorbed.
  6. Add remaining broth. Cover & simmer until rice is tender & liquid is absorbed. This should take about 20 minutes. Serve.
Most Helpful

5 5

Easy and very kid friendly. I did add 2 extra cloves of garlic and increased the Mrs. Dash seasoning to 1 tsp. I also used my oven at 350 for 30 minutes. I don't have much luck cooking rice in anything on the stove top.

5 5

This is really delicious and a welcome meal after all of the Christmas extravagance. I replaced the ground beef with veggie crumbles and had red pepper. Quick and simple way to fill the family. Made for *Partying The Diabetic Way*

5 5

Loved this healthy, fast meal. I agree about the beef broth- it gives the dish a great depth of flavour. I must admit I added a little taco seasoning in place of the Mrs Dash as I have really missed mexican food since going on a diet! Definitely one we'll repeat and it has loads of potential for variations. Maybe a french onion version next?!