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Spanish Rice with Ground Beef

 Spanish Rice with Ground Beef
I don't know the origin of this recipe, but it's one that has been in my family for a long time. I can remember eating it often as a little girl.—Beverly Austin, Fulton, Missouri
6-8 ServingsPrep: 5 min. Cook: 30 min.


  • 1 pound ground turkey or beef
    With Johnsonville Italian Sausage.

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  • 1 cup chopped onion
  • 1/2 cup chopped green pepper
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1 tablespoon chili powder
  • 1 bottle (32 ounces) tomato or vegetable juice
  • 1 cup uncooked long grain rice
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt


  • In a skillet, brown ground beef; drain. Stir in the onion, green
  • pepper, garlic and chili powder. Cook and stir until the vegetables
  • are tender. Stir in remaining ingredients; bring to a boil. Reduce
  • heat; cover and simmer for 20-30 minutes or until the rice is tender
  • and most of the liquid is absorbed. Yield: 6-8 servings.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (1 each) equals 206 calories, 6 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 28 mg cholesterol, 606 mg sodium, 26 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 13 g protein.