Rice Medley

Rice Medley

A flavorful medley of rice, peas, and seasoned ground beef, tossed together for a tasty all-in-one meal!

Yield: 

4 servings

Ingredients: 

1 cup (uncooked measurement) of rice, cooked according to package instructions*
1/2 pound ground beef
1/2 onion, diced
1/4 green pepper, diced (optional)
1 clove garlic, minced
1 cup cooked peas (hot)
1/2 cup hot cooked corn, optional
1/4 teaspoon pepper
salt, to taste

Instructions: 

1. Brown ground beef with onion, green pepper (if using), and garlic. Drain grease.

2. In a large bowl, toss cooked meat with the hot rice, peas, corn (if using), and pepper. Add salt to taste (this recipe needs salt, so don't skip that part!) and serve.

Additional Notes: 

*Or, 3 cups of cooked rice; you can use yellow rice instead of plain rice if you wish.

Preparation Time: 

30 minutes

Tammy's Review: 

My mom has made this one-dish meal ever since I can remember, and it has always been one of my favorites. I think the vegetables, rice, and meat complement each other well, and it's easy to eat a huge plate of this rice medley! It's also an easy meal to make, and is a good use for leftover rice or beef. My rating: 10/10

Comments

It's funny, my husband and I make the same thing! I thought we were the only ones! Usually, we'll use mushrooms and green beans for the vegetables, though sometimes we'll use corn as well. I've also made it with zucchini and yellow squash and it was excellent! It really is a great, simple yet delicious recipe.

Rating: 
5

As a mommy of a 2 year old and 8 week old I am always looking for quick recipes for those days when I am strapped for time and energy. This was it!
I wondered if it would be flavorful enough so when I cooked the meat I added some beef boullion(sp?). This gave more flavor to it. Even the 2yo ate 3 servings!

Rating: 
5

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