Spanish Rice Bake Recipe

Looking for an easy Spanish Rice Bake recipe? Learn how to make Spanish Rice Bake using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by kevvan

Makes 6 servings



Ground beef, fresh onion, green bell pepper, tomatoes and rice are simmered in a sweet-hot sauce of chile, brown sugar, cumin and Worcestershire. This savory rice dish is then baked with Cheddar and garnished with fresh cilantro.

Recipe Ingredients for Spanish Rice Bake

1 pound lean ground beef
1/2 cup finely chopped onion
1/4 cup chopped green bell pepper
14 1/2 ounce canned tomatoes
1 cup water
3/4 cup uncooked long grain rice
1/2 cup Red Chile Sauce
1 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon brown sugar
1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
1/2 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
1 pinch ground black pepper
1/2 cup shredded Cheddar cheese
2 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro

Recipe Directions for Spanish Rice Bake

  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C).

  2. Brown the ground beef in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Drain excess fat and transfer beef to a large pot over medium low heat.. Stir in the onion, green bell pepper, tomatoes, water, rice, chile sauce, salt, brown sugar, cumin, Worcestershire sauce and ground black pepper.

  3. Let this simmer for about 30 minutes, stirring occasionally, then transport this to a 2-quart casserole dish. Press down firmly and sprinkle with the shredded Cheddar cheese.

  4. Bake at 375 degrees F (190 degrees C) for 10 to 15 minutes, or until cheese is melted and bubbly. Garnish with chopped fresh cilantro.

Categories

Main Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 250.9g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
292
Calories from Fat
74
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
8.2g
13%
Saturated Fat
3.9g
19%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
77mg
26%
Sodium
533mg
22%
Potassium
531mg
15%
Total Carbohydrates
25.1g
8%
Dietary Fiber
1.7g
7%
Sugars
4.0g
Protein
28.1g
Vitamin A 50% Vitamin C 87%
Calcium 10% Iron 23%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
A-
  Good points
  • High in selenium
  • High in vitamin A
  • High in vitamin B12
  • Very high in vitamin C
  • High in zinc
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