Zesty Spanish Beef & Rice

Zesty Spanish Beef & Rice


package RICE-A-RONIĀ® Spanish Rice
pound ground beef or turkey
tablespoons margarine
cups water
can (14.5 oz) diced tomatoes, undrained
1/2  cup chopped onion (optional)
1/2  cup chopped green bell pepper (optional)

Preparation Steps

1.  In large skillet, cook 1 lb. ground beef or turkey until no longer pink; drain.
2.  Stir in rice-vermicelli mix, 2 Tbsp. margarine, 2 cups water, Special Seasonings and 1 can (14.5 oz) diced tomatoes; bring to a boil.
3.  Cover, reduce heat to low and simmer 15-20 min. or until rice is tender.

Cook Tips and Variations

Add 1/2 cup each chopped green bell pepper and onion during the last 5 min. of simmering.