Print Options

Back to Taco Rice >

Include these items:

Taste of Home Logo

Taco Rice

 Taco Rice
Most of my favorite recipes—including this one—come from my mother-in-law, who's a truly terrific cook. By including rice in this taco-type dish, you can forgo the tortillas—Mary McCann, Falmouth, Virginia
4 ServingsPrep: 10 min. Cook: 55 min.

Ingredients

  • 1 pound ground beef
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 1 jar (16 ounces) salsa
  • 1 can (15 ounces) tomato sauce
  • 1 chicken bouillon cube
  • 1-1/2 cups instant rice, cooked
  • Tortilla chips
  • Optional toppings: shredded cheddar cheese, kidney beans, sour cream, sliced ripe olives

Directions

  • In a skillet, cook beef and onion over medium heat until meat is no
  • longer pink; drain. Add the salsa, tomato sauce and bouillon. Bring
  • to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 5 minutes. Stir in
  • rice. Cover and simmer for 30 minutes or until rice is tender. Serve
  • with tortilla chips and toppings of your choice. Yield: 4 servings.
Serve Taco Rice at your next buffet dinner by making a double batch in advance and reheating it in a slow cooker. Ask each guest to bring a taco topping, such as diced tomatoes, chopped onions, shredded lettuce or any of the optional toppings listed in the recipe.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (1 each) equals 320 calories, 11 g fat (5 g saturated fat), 56 mg cholesterol, 1,374 mg sodium,

2 of 2

Taco Rice (continued)

Nutritional Facts: 26 g carbohydrate, 6 g fiber, 24 g protein.