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Easy Mexican Ground Beef and Rice garnished with cheese and lime in the skillet it was cooked in
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Easy Mexican Ground Beef and Rice

This easy recipe is made with ground beef, rice, and all of the delicious Mexican flavors. You can whip it up quickly using just one skillet for minimal prep and clean up!
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  • 1 lb lean ground beef
  • 1 onion chopped
  • 1 green bell pepper roughly diced
  • 1 cup corn (1 can drained)
  • 10 oz ROTEL tomatoes with green chiles (1 can)
  • 15 oz black beans (1 can drained and rinsed)
  • 2 cups beef broth
  • 3 tbsp taco seasoning
  • 1 cup jasmine rice (uncooked)
  • 1 cup sharp cheddar cheese shredded

Garnish (optional)

  • fresh cilantro chopped
  • pico de gallo
  • sour cream
  • fresh lime


  • Brown the ground beef and onions in a large skillet by cooking over medium high heat for 4-5 minutes. Once done, drain any excess grease.
  • Add the green bell pepper, corn, black beans, ROTEL, broth, taco seasoning, and rice to the skillet and mix well. Turn the heat to high and bring to a boil, then cover and reduce the heat to low. Simmer for 20-25 minutes or until the rice is tender.
  • Remove from the heat, then sprinkle the cheddar cheese over the top. Place the lid back on for 1-2 minutes or until the cheese melts.
  • Garnish with your choice of fresh chopped cilantro, pico de gallo, sour cream, and fresh lime. Serve warm and enjoy!

Nutrition Information:

Serving: 1.75cupsCalories: 438kcal (22%)Carbohydrates: 52g (17%)Protein: 32g (64%)Fat: 11g (17%)Saturated Fat: 6g (38%)Cholesterol: 67mg (22%)Sodium: 580mg (25%)Potassium: 817mg (23%)Fiber: 9g (38%)Sugar: 4g (4%)Vitamin A: 509IU (10%)Vitamin C: 24mg (29%)Calcium: 196mg (20%)Iron: 5mg (28%)

(Nutrition information provided is an estimate and will vary based on cooking methods and brands of ingredients used.)