Mexican Skillet Rice

    Posted by  ·  August 9, 2011

    It is still so hot here that I can’t stand to turn on the oven. This little skillet meal made a nice dinner!

    Mexican Skillet Dinner Recipe

    1 pound extra lean ground beef
    1 cup onion (about 1 medium onion), chopped
    1 tablespoon chili powder
    1 teaspoon cumin
    1/2 teaspoon salt
    3 cups cooked brown rice ( 1 1/2 cups dry uncooked rice)
    1 can (16 oz. size) pinto beans, drained
    1 can (about 7 ounce size) diced green chiles
    1 can (14 oz.) diced tomatoes, un-drained
    1 cup frozen corn, thawed
    1 medium tomato, chopped
    fresh chopped cilantro for garnish
    grated cheddar cheese for garnish

    Cook meat and onion in large skillet over medium-high heat until brown, stirring to crumble; drain.

    Return meat to skillet. Add chili powder, cumin and salt. Stir in rice, canned tomatoes, corn, pinto beans and green chiles; thoroughly heat. Garnish with chopped fresh tomato, cilantro and cheddar cheese. Serve immediately.

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    1. Julie B
      Saturday, November 12th, 2011
      This is awesome - so easy to make and great for a quick dinner on a busy weeknight!
    2. Mary Jane D.
      Sunday, August 14th, 2011
      Looking forward to trying this! Thanks for sharing the recipe.
    3. Liane R
      Thursday, August 11th, 2011
      We had this last night and it was GREAT! My hubby loved it. I put a little low-fat sour cream on mine, he added a little salsa. So good!
    4. Wednesday, August 10th, 2011
      This looks great! I'm adding it to my menu plan for later this week!
    5. Tuesday, August 9th, 2011
      This sounds really good! We love brown rice in just about anything.
    6. Tuesday, August 9th, 2011
      This sounds so delicious! I need a recipe like this that is quick and easy.
      Stay cool!
    7. Suzanne
      Tuesday, August 9th, 2011
      I love that this calls for brown rice!
    8. Sandy
      Tuesday, August 9th, 2011
      Yum, that looks delicious. Perfect summertime meal!
    9. Tuesday, August 9th, 2011
      I agree, I try to avoid turning the oven on during the summer. That looks really good!
    10. Sasha F
      Tuesday, August 9th, 2011
      can't wait to try this. thanks for sharing! :)
    11. Tuesday, August 9th, 2011
      this recipe sounds wonderful, thanks for sharing!
    12. Tuesday, August 9th, 2011
      Mmmm, I love the look of this. Think you've just given me tomorrow's meal!