BEEF WITH RED BEANS AND RICE

Beef with Red Beans and Rice --
 
  • Total Recipe Time: 25 to 40 minutes
  • Makes 4 servings

INGREDIENTS

  1. 1 pound Ground Beef (80% to 85% lean)
  2. 1 medium green bell pepper, diced
  3. 1 can (15 to 16 ounces) red or kidney beans, rinsed, drained
  4. 1 package (5.4 to 6.8 ounces) Santa Fe or Mexican rice mix with seasonings
  5. 1 medium tomato, seeded, diced
  6. Salt and pepper

INSTRUCTIONS FOR BEEF WITH RED BEANS AND RICE

  1. Heat large nonstick over medium heat until hot. Add Ground Beef and bell pepper; cook 8 to 10 minutes, breaking into 3/4-inch crumbles and stirring occasionally. Remove from skillet with slotted spoon; pour off drippings and return to skillet.
  2. Stir in beans, rice mix and water, omitting oil or margarine indicated in package directions; bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and cook according to time indicated in package directions or until rice is tender. Remove from heat; let stand according to package directions. Top with tomato; season with salt and pepper, as desired.
  • Test Kitchen Tips
  • Cooking times are for fresh or thoroughly thawed Ground Beef. Ground Beef should be cooked to an internal temperature of 160°F. Color is not a reliable indicator of Ground Beef doneness.
Comments (1)
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Anonymous

I made this last night and loved it! I used light sour cream and crumbled blue cheese instead of the dressing and it was delicious. Served atop whole wheat pasta and spinach.