Show Subscription Form




Chipotle Beef & Rice Recipe

Publisher Photo
Made completely in the skillet, this savory, moist mix of ground beef, lime, salsa, peppers and cheese offers creamy comfort. Chipotle pepper adds just the right hint of heat. —Aysha Schurman, Ammon, Idaho
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES:4 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES: 4 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 pound extra-lean ground beef (95% lean)
  • 1/3 cup chopped green onions
  • 1/3 cup chopped green pepper
  • 2 cups cooked brown rice
  • 1 cup salsa
  • 1 cup (8 ounces) fat-free sour cream
  • 2 tablespoons finely chopped pickled pepper rings
  • 1 tablespoon lime juice
  • 1 teaspoon ground chipotle pepper
  • 3/4 cup shredded reduced-fat cheddar cheese, divided

Nutritional Facts

1-1/2 cups equals 403 calories, 11 g fat (6 g saturated fat), 90 mg cholesterol, 495 mg sodium, 39 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 35 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 4 lean meat, 2-1/2 starch, 1/2 fat.

Directions

  1. In a large skillet, cook the beef, onions and pepper over medium heat until beef is no longer pink; drain.
  2. Stir in the rice, salsa, sour cream, pepper rings, lime juice, chipotle pepper and 1/2 cup cheese. Cook and stir until heated through. Sprinkle with remaining cheese. Cover and let stand for 5 minutes or until cheese is melted. Yield: 4 servings.
Originally published as Chipotle Beef & Rice in Healthy Cooking June/July 2011, p51

Nutritional Facts

1-1/2 cups equals 403 calories, 11 g fat (6 g saturated fat), 90 mg cholesterol, 495 mg sodium, 39 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 35 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 4 lean meat, 2-1/2 starch, 1/2 fat.

Reviews for Chipotle Beef & Rice

AVERAGE RATING
   (4)
RATING DISTRIBUTION
5 Star
 (2)
4 Star
 (1)
3 Star
 (1)
2 Star
 (0)
1 Star
 (0)
MY REVIEW
Please Log In or Join to add a rating and review.
Click stars to rate
Any changes to your rating or review will appear where you originally posted your review
Loading Image
Sort By :
MY REVIEW
Reviewed Jul. 7, 2011

"My husband and I really liked this quick dinner!"

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Jun. 21, 2011

"This was okay. I felt like I had to add some salt for more flavoring. I also used Arborio rice instead of brown rice for more of a "Risotto" feel. This would be an EXCELLENT stuffed pepper filling!"

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Jun. 18, 2011

"We liked this okay but probably won't make it again. Love the idea of a one-dish meal, but it tasted kinda "heavy." I sprinkled shredded lettuce on the top, once plated, which helped a little!"

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Jun. 11, 2011

"I couldn't find ground chipotle pepper so I used Mrs. Dash southwest chipotle seasoning and I also used chipotle salsa. I thought this recipe was pretty good and I liked that my 2 1/2 year old ate everything I put on his plate!"

Loading Image
Advertise with us
ADVERTISEMENT
 

Contests & Promotions

Contests & Promotions

Follow Us

Advertise with us ADVERTISEMENT
Advertise with us ADVERTISEMENT