One Pot Mexican Ground Beef and Rice

One Pot Mexican Ground Beef and Rice is a stove top dinner recipe loaded with ground beef, rice, salsa, corn and cheese.

One Pot Mexican Ground Beef and Rice is a stove top dinner recipe loaded with ground beef, rice, salsa, corn and cheese. This cheesy ground beef and rice casserole is an easy dinner recipe perfect for weeknights.

One Pot Mexican Ground Beef and Rice is an easy ground beef dinner recipe perfect for weeknights.

One Pot Mexican Ground Beef and Rice is a stove top dinner recipe loaded with ground beef, rice, salsa, corn and cheese. This cheesy ground beef and rice casserole is an easy dinner recipe perfect for weeknights.

This cheesy ground beef and rice is given a little kick of spice from some taco seasoning and medium salsa.

One Pot Mexican Ground Beef and Rice is a stove top dinner recipe loaded with ground beef, rice, salsa, corn and cheese. This cheesy ground beef and rice casserole is an easy dinner recipe perfect for weeknights.

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This hearty dinner recipe serves four people and can be made in only thirty minutes from start to finish.

To make this ground beef and rice skillet, I started by cooking some ground beef in a large saute pan over medium-high heat.

raw ground beef in a frying pan

I added some diced onions to the pan with the ground beef while it was cooking.

diced onions on top of raw ground beef in a frying pan

I continued cooking the ground beef and onions and made sure to crumble the ground beef well.

cooked ground beef and diced onions in a skillet

Once the ground beef was fully cooked, I drained the grease from the pan.

Then I added some condensed chicken broth and water to the pan.

cooked ground beef and diced onions with chicken broth in a skillet

I also added some minute rice to the pan.

uncooked minute rice on top of ground beef in a skillet

Then I gently stirred until all of the rice was submerged in the liquid.

ground beef and uncooked rice in a skillet

I left the dish to simmer, stirring occasionally, until the rice absorbed all of the liquid.

ground beef and rice in a skillet

Then I added some salsa, chili sauce, canned corn, canned chopped green chilies and taco seasoning to the pan.

corn, salsa, chopped chilies and taco seasoning on top of ground beef and rice

I stirred all of the ingredients together really well and reduced the heat to medium-low.

corn, ground beef and rice mixture

I left the dish to simmer for a few more minutes.

Then I removed the pan from the heat and added some shredded mozzarella and cheddar cheese.

shredded mozzarella and cheddar cheese on top of ground beef in a skillet

I stirred the cheese into the ground beef mixture.

cheesy ground beef and rice in a skillet

Then I sprinkled some more shredded cheese on top and did not stir it in.

shredded mozzarella and cheddar on top of ground beef and rice in a skillet

I also sprinkled some dried chives on top of the cheese.

I waited a few minutes for the cheese to melt on top of the dish and then it was ready to serve.

One Pot Mexican Ground Beef and Rice is a stove top dinner recipe loaded with ground beef, rice, salsa, corn and cheese. This cheesy ground beef and rice casserole is an easy dinner recipe perfect for weeknights.

This delicious ground beef and rice skillet is loaded with melted cheese and has a little bit of a spicy kick.

One Pot Mexican Ground Beef and Rice is a stove top dinner recipe loaded with ground beef, rice, salsa, corn and cheese. This cheesy ground beef and rice casserole is an easy dinner recipe perfect for weeknights.

If you are looking for a simple and tasty ground beef recipe, then you need to try this One Pot Mexican Ground Beef and Rice!

One Pot Mexican Ground Beef and Rice is a stove top dinner recipe loaded with ground beef, rice, salsa, corn and cheese. This cheesy ground beef and rice casserole is an easy dinner recipe perfect for weeknights.

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Yield: 4 people

One Pot Mexican Ground Beef and Rice

One Pot Mexican Ground Beef and Rice

One Pot Mexican Ground Beef and Rice is a stove top dinner recipe loaded with ground beef, rice, salsa, corn and cheese.

Prep Time 7 minutes
Cook Time 23 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1 lb lean ground beef
  • 1 cup yellow onion, diced
  • 10.5 oz condensed chicken broth
  • 2 cups water
  • 2 cups instant rice
  • 1 cup medium salsa
  • 1/2 cup Heinz chili sauce
  • 8.75 oz canned corn, not drained
  • 4 oz canned chopped green chilies, not drained
  • 1 oz taco seasoning
  • 3 cups shredded mozzarella and cheddar cheese
  • 1 tsp dried chives

Instructions

  1. Place a large saute pan on the stove over medium-high heat and add a dab of butter or margarine to the pan.
  2. Cook the ground beef in the saute pan.
  3. Add diced onions to the pan while the ground beef is cooking.
  4. Continue cooking the ground beef and onions, being sure to crumble the ground beef well.
  5. Once the ground beef is fully cooked, drain the grease from the pan.
  6. With the pan still over medium-high heat, add the condensed chicken broth and water to the pan.
  7. Add the instant rice to the pan.
  8. Stir gently until all of the rice is submerged in the liquid.
  9. Leave the dish to simmer, stirring occasionally, until all of the liquid is absorbed by the rice.
  10. Add the salsa, chili sauce, canned corn, chopped green chilies and taco seasoning to the pan.
  11. Do not drain the canned corn and canned green chilies before adding them to the pan.
  12. Stir well.
  13. Leave the dish to simmer for a few minutes and then remove the pan from the heat.
  14. Add two cups of the shredded cheese to the pan.
  15. Stir until the cheese is fully combined with the ground beef and rice mixture.
  16. Sprinkle the remaining cup of shredded cheese on top but this time do not stir it in.
  17. Sprinkle the dried chives on top of the cheese.
  18. Leave the dish to sit for a few minutes to allow the cheese on top to melt.
  19. Serve and enjoy!

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