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I sauteed the rice before adding everything else. I did add about 1/4 a cup more water & it turned out perfectly. For those of you who don't cook rice, make sure you cover it while cooking. VERY easy and nice work night meal.

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Newmsy May 19, 2009

I didn't know that Rice Oriental had been discontinued until I stumbled upon this recipe. How sad! But I'm happy to report that this will do as a substitute! I had to add about 3 cups of water to give the rice ample time to cook. Still had a few crunchy ones, but I'll adjust accordingly next time. I would suggest covering this while cooking. Oh, and NO mushrooms! Thanks!!!

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BamaBelle30 February 03, 2009

I was sad when GM discontinued this favorite. I made the recipe a bit differet: 2 lbs ground beef, 2 packets onion soup mix, 3 c. water, 3 tb soy sauce, 1.5 c rice, no mushrooms. Turned out wonderfully!!

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srvgirl January 17, 2009

Great recipe. Used to use the HH version. I add a can of Asian veggies and garnish with unsalted cashews and pickled ginger.

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commercesd March 05, 2014

I thought this was actually better than the original. Prepared exactly as written, although to suit our personal tastes I will add quite a bit more garlic in the future. Thank you so much for sharing this!

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Pinay0618 June 25, 2012

This was my favorit Hamburger Helper. When I lived back east they stoped selling it and My Mom would mail it to me from Texas. I was so sad when I couldn't find it anymore. As someone else said GM would mail it to you for over $5.00 a box. I made this last night and am very happy. I think it is spot on. Thank you so much. I like to add a little sweet corn to it. Even my husband likes this one.

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martin8964_6238997 January 28, 2012

The flavors worked really well! I added black pepper as well. Next time, I would add celery or carrots as someone else suggested, just to add to the texture. Thanks for sharing!

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y2r2a2m January 12, 2010

Dh and I liked this and wouldn't mind making it again. This is a good quick easy one pan meal.

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kellcinn October 30, 2009

Wow! This turned out so good! I followed the instructions, except I used ground turkey. I also didn't use mushrooms. This was very economical and very easy so I will be making this often! Thanks for the great recipe!

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Princess O January 24, 2009

Love this and so does my family. I use foodtvfan's recipe for onion soup mix http://www.recipezaar.com/110331 and it comes out great. I tried making this with brown rice, but found it took forever for the brown rice to cook (maybe next time I should make the rice ahead of time). Overall, great copycat of a childhood Hamburger Helper favorite. Thank you for posting!

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Jug O'Mud October 28, 2008
Stove Top Rice Oriental Ground Beef