With spiced-up ground beef, this quick dinner fix is moist, tangy and delicious.

  • Prep time 10 minutes
  • Total time 25 minutes
  • Portion size 4 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 cup (250 mL) Minute Rice® Instant White Rice
  • 1 tablespoon (15 mL) vegetable oil
  • 1 lb (500 g) extra-lean ground beef
  • 1 tablespoon (15 mL) chili powder
  • 1 cup (250 mL) frozen corn
  • 1 cup (250 mL) halved trimmed green beans
  • 1/2 cup (125 mL) medium chunky salsa
  • 1/2 cup (125 mL) beef broth
  • 1 teaspoon (5 mL) butter
  • Pinch salt
  • 1 cup (250 mL) Tex Mex shredded cheese
  • 2 tablespoons (30 mL) chopped fresh cilantro

Method

Heat oil in large skillet set over medium heat; cook beef and chili powder, stirring, for 3 to 5 minutes or until browned. Stir in corn and beans. Add salsa and broth; bring to boil. Reduce heat; simmer for about 3 minutes or until beans are tender-crisp.

Meanwhile, in small saucepan, bring 1 cup (250 mL) water, butter and salt to boil. Stir in rice and turn off heat. Cover and let stand for about 5 minutes or until water is absorbed. Fluff with fork.

Serve beef mixture alongside rice. Sprinkle with cheese and cilantro.

Nutritional facts Per serving

  • Fibre 3 g
  • Sodium 500 mg
  • Sugars 4 g
  • Protein 35 g
  • Calories 440
  • Total fat 19 g
  • Cholesterol 90 mg
  • Saturated fat 8 g
  • Total carbohydrate 33 g
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