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Spanish Rice Supper

 Spanish Rice Supper
My mom made this when I was growing up, and now it's in frequent rotation for family meals. It's one of the few that both of my kids love! Cathy Flikkema - Salt Lake City, UT
6 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 30 min.


  • 1 pound lean ground beef (90% lean)
  • 3 cups instant brown rice
  • 1 can (29 ounces) tomato puree
  • 1-1/2 cups water
  • 1 can (4 ounces) chopped green chilies
  • 1 can (2-1/4 ounces) sliced ripe olives, drained
  • 1 envelope chili seasoning
  • 1/2 cup shredded reduced-fat cheddar cheese


  • In a large skillet, cook beef over medium heat until no longer pink;
  • drain. Stir in the rice, tomato puree, water, chilies, olives and
  • chili seasoning. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for
  • 10-12 minutes or until rice is tender.
  • Remove from the heat. Sprinkle with cheese; cover and let stand until
  • cheese is melted. Yield: 6 servings.
Nutritional Facts: 1-1/3 cups equals 380 calories, 10 g fat (4 g saturated fat), 44 mg cholesterol, 741 mg sodium, 47 g carbohydrate, 4 g fiber, 24 g protein.