Spanish Beef Rice

READY IN: 30mins
Recipe by Just Janie

My favorite teacher, Mrs Brown taught me how to make this in 8th grade Home Ec. That was over 40 yrs ago and I still make it the same way! Great as a side dish or teamed up with corn bread & a salad for a full meal. A wonderful filling for Stuffed Green Peppers.

Top Review by Susie D

Easy comfort food. I cooked the bacon first & drained the oil before adding the meat. I added a clove of garlic & 1/2 cup of celery with the other veggies, as well as 1 t of mexican oregano, salt, and pepper when adding the tomato sauce. I also subbed instant brown rice. The result was an enjoyable meal using pantry staples. Thank you for sharing the recipe! Made for Spring 2010 Pick A Chef.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In large fry pan or electric skillet:.
  2. Brown first four ingredients until meat is cooked thoroughly. Stir in sauce, water and rice. Cover and simmer for 10 minutes, or until liquid is absorbed.
  3. Great variations:.
  4. Diced green chilies.
  5. Hot sauce to taste.
  6. Jalapeño peppers.
  7. Whole kernel corn.
  8. Tomatoes.
  9. Great reheated by placing cold rice in skillet, add a small amount of water and 'fry' until crisp & hot.

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