Kittencal's Ground Beef Mexican Rice

Prep Time
Cook Time
1h 15m
Ready In

"To kick up the heat add in a finely chopped jalapeno pepper with the onion and use spicy taco seasoning mix, we like extreme spice so I use both, don’t substitute crushed or tomato sauce for the diced it will not work This recipe was developed using white long grain rice"

Original recipe yields 7 servings


  • Serving Size: 1 (289.8 g)
  • Calories 524.3
  • Total Fat - 16.1 g
  • Saturated Fat - 5.3 g
  • Cholesterol - 75.9 mg
  • Sodium - 752 mg
  • Total Carbohydrate - 57.9 g
  • Dietary Fiber - 11.9 g
  • Sugars - 4.5 g
  • Protein - 37.5 g
  • Calcium - 116.5 mg
  • Iron - 6.6 mg
  • Vitamin C - 27.4 mg
  • Thiamin - 0.8 mg

Step 1

In a large skillet or medium pot cook the beef with chopped onion or onion powder and bell pepper until the meat is no longer brown; drain fat.

Step 2

Add in the minced garlic or garlic powder and chili flakes; continue cooking until the beef is lightly browned.

Step 3

Mix in the taco seasoning mix and seasoned salt then stir until combined, then add in the chicken broth or water and diced tomatoes with juice; stir then bring to boil.

Step 4

Mix in the rice then season with black pepper.

Step 5

Reduce heat to low, cover and simmer for about 40-45 minutes stirring frequently or until the rice is tender.

Step 6

Serve the hot rice in bowls or on a plate topped with shredded cheddar cheese if desired.

Tips & Variations

No special items needed.