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  • Writer's pictureJenn Clayton

Spanish Rice with Ground Beef

Quick, easy and delicious Dinner packed with flavor and protein- family approved!


1 pound 96% lean ground beef

1 1/2 teaspoons kosher salt divided

1/2 teaspoon pepper

1 medium onion diced

1 bell pepper diced

4 garlic cloves minced

1 cups long-grain rice

2 cups chicken broth

15 ounce can diced tomatoes

1 tablespoon dried oregano

1 tablespoon chili powder

1 1/2 teaspoons ground cumin

Place a skillet over medium heat with ground beef. Season with 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt and 1/2 teaspoon black pepper. Cook, crumbling ground beef with a wooden spoon as it cooks to brown on all sides.

Meanwhile, in another large skillet, add diced onions, bell peppers and garlic. Cook over medium heat, stirring often about 5 minutes.

Add rice and continue to cook another 5 minutes, stirring often until rice starts to brown.

Stir in chicken broth and tomatoes with the juice.

Mix in oregano, chili powder, ground cumin, kosher salt.

Bring the mixture to a boil, lower to a simmer.

Cover and cook for 15 minutes or until rice is cooked through.

Stir mixture and serve immediately.

5 Servings:

6 points

232 calories

3g fat

28g carbs

22g protein

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