Beef with Red Beans and Rice

Red beans and rice is a classic Cajun dish. Try this Louisiana favorite with Ground Beef and your favorite rice mix.

  • 40
    min
  • 4
    SERVINGS
  • 458
    Cal
  • 34 g
    Protein

Ingredients & Cooking

Ingredients:

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

Cooking:

  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.

    Cook's Tip: 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.
  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.

Nutrition Information

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