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One-Pot Mexican Beef and Rice



  • Serves 4
  • Cooks in 35 mins (10m prep + 25m cook)
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Tastes: Bitter Salty Sour Sweet Umami
  • Estimated nutrition per serving

ground beef and rice

local_grocery_store Ingredients

restaurant_menu Method

  1. 1.In a large skillet or pot, heat olive oil over medium heat.
  2. 2.Add the ground beef and cook until browned, breaking it up with a spoon.
  3. 3.Add the diced onion, bell pepper, and minced garlic. Cook until the vegetables are softened.
  4. 4.Stir in the chili powder, cumin, paprika, salt, and black pepper. Cook for 1 minute to toast the spices.
  5. 5.Add the uncooked rice, canned diced tomatoes, and beef broth. Stir to combine.
  6. 6.Bring the mixture to a boil, then reduce heat to low. Cover and simmer for 15-20 minutes, or until the rice is cooked and the liquid is absorbed.
  7. 7.Remove from heat and let the dish rest for 5 minutes.
  8. 8.Fluff the rice with a fork and garnish with fresh chopped cilantro.
  9. 9.Serve hot and enjoy!

lightbulb_outline Tips

  • chevron_rightFeel free to customize this dish by adding your favorite vegetables or toppings.
  • chevron_rightServe with a side of tortilla chips and salsa for a complete meal.
  • chevron_rightLeftovers can be stored in the refrigerator for up to 3 days.