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ONE SKILLET MEXICAN BEEF AND RICE CASSEROLE

Casseroles

Main Dishes

One-Dish Meals

Beef

Ingredients

1 teaspoon olive oil
1 medium onion, chopped
1 pound extra-lean ground beef or turkey
1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
1 teaspoon chili powder
1/2 teaspoon paprika
2 cups prepared brown rice
1 cup salsa
1 (10-ounce) package fresh spinach
1/2 cup shredded low-fat cheddar cheese

Instructions

Place a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add the oil, then the chopped onion. Cook until the onions start to soften.

Add the meat and the spices and cook until the meat is browned. Stir in the cooked rice and salsa, then reduce heat to medium and place the spinach on top. Cover and cook for 2 minutes, until the spinach has wilted. Stir in the cheese and serve immediately. Top with fresh cilantro, chopped avocado, if desired. (Serves 6)

Miscellaneous

This recipe originally appeared in the August 2021 issue of Today in Mississippi and was included in Rebecca Turner's article "Plated with Rebecca Turner."

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