Suzanne Dolata from Ripon, Wisconsin uses onion soup mix to mildy flavor this kid-pleasing blend of ground beef, instant rice and fresh vegetables. "It's good as a main meal or a side dish," she suggests.
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- 1 pound ground beef
- 3 cups water
- 2 medium carrots, cut into 1/4-inch slices
- 1 celery rib, chopped
- 1 envelope onion soup mix
- 2 cups uncooked instant rice
- In a large skillet, cook beef over medium heat until no longer pink; drain. stir in the water, carrots, celery and soup mix. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 8 minutes or until vegetables are tender.
- Return to a boil; add the rice. Remove from the heat; let stand for 5 minutes or until rice is tender. Yield: 4 servings.
Originally published as Hamburger Rice Skillet in Quick Cooking May/June 2003, p20