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Spanish Rice

Try this delicious skillet meal made with brown rice.

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Serves 4

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2 cups beef broth
1 cup brown rice (uncooked)
8 ounces ground beef
3 ounces green bell pepper
4 ounces onion
2 cloves garlic
1 cup canned tomatoes Mexican style
1 cup tomato sauce
1 tablespoon & 1 teaspoon salsa
1 dash marjoram
1 teaspoon cilantro
tortilla chips

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  1. In a saucepan, heat beef broth until boiling.
  2. Stir in rice, return to a boil. Reduce to lowest heat and cover tightly. Keep rice covered for the entire cooking time of 45 minutes.
  3. After rice has cooked for 40 minutes, brown ground beef in a large skillet over medium heat.
  4. While the ground beef is browning, dice green pepper and onions.
  5. Drain the ground beef and return it to the pan. Add the garlic, green pepper, and onion. Return skillet to medium heat and brown vegetables.
  6. Add the canned tomatoes, tomato sauce, salsa, and spices.
  7. Add the rice to the meat and tomato mixture. (Don't worry if all the broth has not been absorbed by the rice.)
  8. Continue cooking over low heat until the excess moisture has cooked off (about 10 to 15 minutes.)
  9. Serve with tortilla chips.
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Nutritional information for Spanish Rice

Calories: 433
Calories from Fat: 139.5

% Daily Value*
Total Fat 15.5g 24%
Saturated Fat 5g 25%
Cholesterol 39.5mg 13%
Sodium 1391.5mg 58%
Total Carbohydrates 57g 19%
Dietary Fiber 4.5g 17%
Sugars 5g ~
Protein 18g 36%
Vitamin A 12% Iron 17%
Vitamin C 46% Calcium %7
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs

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