Nifty Nacho Dinner

(11 Ratings)
Recipe Yield: 6


  • 8 ounces lean ground beef
  • 1 (6.8-ounce) package RICE-A-RONIĀ® Beef Flavor
  • 2 tablespoons margarine, butter or spread with no trans fat
  • 1 (16-ounce) can refried beans
  • 1 (11-ounce) can Mexican-style corn or sweet corn, drained
  • 1-1/2 cups (6 ounces) shredded Cheddar cheese, divided
  • Tortilla chips

Preparation Steps

  1. In large skillet over medium-high heat, brown ground beef. Remove from skillet; drain. Set aside.
  2. In same skillet over medium heat, saute rice-vermicelli mix with margarine until vermicelli is golden brown.
  3. Slowly stir in 2-1/2 cups water and Special Seasonings; bring to a boil. Reduce heat to low. Cover; simmer 10 minutes.
  4. Stir in refried beans, corn, 1 cup cheese and beef; return to a simmer. Cover; simmer 5 to 10 minutes or until rice is tender. Top with remaining 1/2 cup cheese. Serve in skillet with tortilla chips.