Beefed-Up Spanish Rice

By Emma Koch

Beefed-Up Spanish Rice

May 31, 2013 Updated May 31, 2013 at 11:11 AM EST

If you're looking for something new to spice up your ordinary dinner routine, then our zesty Beefed-Up Spanish Rice is just the ticket. You'll have a stress-free dinner on the table in no time!

Cooking Time: 30 min

 
What You'll Need:
  • 1 1/2 pounds ground beef (see Note)
  • 1 cup uncooked long-grain or brown rice
  • 2 teaspoons chili powder
  • 1 1/2 cups water
  • 1 teaspoon seasoned salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 (8-ounce) can tomato sauce
  • 1 1/2 cups salsa
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What To Do:
  1. In a large skillet over medium-high heat, saute beef until browned; drain off excess liquid.
     
  2. Stir in remaining ingredients, bring to a boil, reduce heat to low, cover, and simmer 20 minutes, or until rice is tender. Serve immediately.
Note
  • For a lighter recipe, you can substitute ground turkey or veal for the beef.
     
  • Like the idea of using salsa to jazz up your cooking? Try our Mexican Burgers for another easy and tasty way to use it!




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