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Baked Beefy Spanish Rice

This recipe came from my husband's grandmother. It's quick to make and very tasty. Hearty helpings of this specially seasoned rice disappear in a hurry at our dinner table.—Ruth Ann Klassen, Aberdeen, Idaho
  • Total Time
    Prep: 20 min. Bake: 55 min.
  • Makes
    8 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 cup uncooked brown rice
  • 1 pound ground beef
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 1 can (28 ounces) stewed tomatoes
  • 1 teaspoon celery salt
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon honey
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 cup shredded cheddar cheese

Directions

  • Cook rice according to package directions. Meanwhile, in a skillet, cook beef and onion over medium heat until meat is no longer pink; drain. Stir in tomatoes, seasonings and rice.
  • Transfer to a greased 2-qt. baking dish. Cover and bake at 350° for 50-55 minutes. Sprinkle with cheese. Bake, uncovered, 5-10 minutes longer or until cheese is melted.
Using instant brown rice in Beef Spanish Rice recipe cuts down on the cooking time. Try substituting cheddar cheese with a more mild Monterey Jack Cheese.
Nutrition Facts
1 each: 264 calories, 10g fat (5g saturated fat), 43mg cholesterol, 897mg sodium, 28g carbohydrate (7g sugars, 2g fiber), 16g protein.

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