Mexi Ground Beef-Rice Skillet

Total Time
35mins
Prep
15 mins
Cook
20 mins

This is quite tasty, the jalapeno pepper is only optional I like to add in for extra heat, Italian sausages with the casings removed may be used in place of the ground beef or use ground turkey, I also like to add in some cooked crumbled bacon or smoked dry sliced sausage but that is only optional :)

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Ingredients

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Directions

  1. In a medium 4-quart heavy pot over medium heat cook the ground beef or sausage meat with onion, garlic, bell pepper and jalapeno pepper; cook until browned then drain fat.
  2. Add in the taco seasoning mix with a wooden spoon until well combined.
  3. Add in all remaining ingredients except the cheese; stir with a wooden spoon to combine and bring to a simmer over medium heat. Reduce heat to medium-low or low.
  4. Cover and simmer for 25 minutes or until the rice is tender.
  5. Season with seasoned salt and pepper.
  6. Mix in 1 cup shredded cheddar cheese until melted, the sprinkle the top with 1 cup; let stand for 5 minutes until melted.