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Rancho Beef & Rice Skillet

Rancho Beef & Rice SkilletA quick and easy one dish skillet supper with spicy Southwest flavors.

Recipe Ingredients:

1 pound lean ground beef
1 medium red or green bell pepper, cut into 1/2-inch pieces
1 large clove garlic, crushed
1 tablespoon chili powder
1/2 teaspoon salt
3 cups cooked rice, cooled
1 cup frozen peas, defrosted
3/4 cup thick and chunky style salsa

Cooking Directions:

  1. In a large nonstick skillet, brown ground beef, bell pepper and garlic over medium heat 8 to 10 minutes or until beef is no longer pink, breaking up into 3/4-inch crumbles. Pour off drippings and add chili powder and salt.
  2. Add rice to skillet and mix well. Continue cooking 2 minutes or until rice is hot, stirring occasionally.
  3. Stir in peas and salsa and heat through.

Makes 4 servings.

Tip: Serve with shredded cheddar cheese and tortilla chips.

Recipe and photograph courtesy of The Beef Checkoff.