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Chili Rice Dinner Recipe

“I usually have the ingredients for this great entree on hand, making it ideal for last-minute company or busy days when I don’t know what to make,” writes Ann Torrey from Brattleboro, Virginia. This one’s sure to be a hit!
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min. YIELD:5 servings

Ingredients

  • 3/4 pound ground beef
  • 1 cup chopped green pepper
  • 1/3 cup chopped onion
  • 1 package (10 ounces) frozen corn
  • 1 can (15 ounces) tomato sauce
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 3 teaspoons chili powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground mustard
  • 1 cup uncooked instant rice
  • 1/2 cup shredded cheddar cheese

Directions

  • 1. In a large skillet, cook the beef, green pepper and onion over medium heat until meat is no longer pink; drain. Stir in the corn, tomato sauce, water, chili powder, salt and mustard. Bring to a boil.
  • 2. Stir in rice. Remove from the heat; cover and let stand for 5 minutes or until rice is tender. Sprinkle with cheese. Yield: 5 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1-1/3 cups equals 307 calories, 10 g fat (5 g saturated fat), 45 mg cholesterol, 759 mg sodium, 36 g carbohydrate, 4 g fiber, 20 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3 vegetable, 2 lean meat, 1 starch, 1 fat.