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Spanish Rice Dinner Recipe
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Spanish Rice Dinner Recipe

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"Spanish Rice Dinner has been a family favorite since I discovered it in our church cookbook," says field editor Jeri Dobrowski of Beach, North Dakota. "I always have the ingredients on hand, and it reheats very well in the microwave."
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 5 min. Cook: 20 min.
MAKES:4 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 5 min. Cook: 20 min.
MAKES: 4 servings


  • 1 pound ground beef
  • 1-1/2 cups cooked long grain rice
  • 1 can (14-1/2 ounces) stewed tomatoes
  • 1 can (14-1/2 ounces) cut green beans, drained
  • 1 tablespoon dried minced onion
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground mustard
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/8 teaspoon hot pepper sauce

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 cup) equals 319 calories, 10 g fat (5 g saturated fat), 56 mg cholesterol, 1197 mg sodium, 32 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 23 g protein.


  1. In a large skillet, cook beef over medium heat until no longer pink; drain. Stir in the remaining ingredients. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 5-10 minutes or until heated through. Yield: 4 servings.
Originally published as Spanish Rice Dinner in Taste of Home June/July 2005, p20

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Reviewed Nov. 5, 2012

"This was a unique recipe for a rice dish. I liked the addition of the green beans. The rice was moist and not dry. The dish had a strong taste of stewed tomatoes. It was the prominent flavor, and I am not sure I liked that. I may make this recipe again, but it's not something I would make frequently."

Reviewed Apr. 23, 2012

"For a super quick meal (I had some cooked rice in the refrigerator) this was very tasty. I liked the little bit of sweetness, and it had a good flavor without being overly seasoned. I'll definitely make it again!"

Reviewed Aug. 1, 2010

"This recipe was delicious just the way it is. I had thought I would leave out the beans at first, but changed my mind and left them in. Glad I did. It was great. Always looking for something different to do with ground beef."

Reviewed Apr. 24, 2010

"I liked it. I used white rice instead of the long grain rice. I also added a little salasa and maybe a 1/4 cup of water to the recipe. I added a little extra garlic. I also used 1 TB of worcestireshire sauce instead of 1tsp. And last, I used 1/2 a can of green beans and 1/2 can corn. I'd make it again. It was pretty good and filling."

Reviewed Jan. 29, 2010

"This is sooo good! We have it at least once a month. I've seen many recipes for Spanish Rice, and I think of this as more of a casserole. I'm Spanish, and Spanish rice is yellow (saffron), sometimes with peas, carrots & onions, and it is a side dish. This recipe is more of a paella variation, to me. Regardless, my family loves casseroles, and this fits the bill. The only change I made was to up the Worcestershire sauce to 1 tablespoon. Great "comfort" food!"

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