Mexican Ground Beef and Cheese Baked Rice Recipe

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Mexican Ground Beef  and Cheese Baked Rice
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  1. Set oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Heat oil in a very large oven-proof skillet with tight fitting lid or a Dutch oven with lid over medium heat.
  3. Add in onions and green peppers with dryed chili pepper flakes; saute for about 3 minutes.
  4. Add in garlic; cook 2 minutes.
  5. Add in ground beef with taco seasoning mix; cook, stirring with a wooden spoon until browned.
  6. Season beef mixture with seasoning salt and black pepper (or cayenne pepper) then add in Parmesan cheese; mix to combine.
  7. Add in rice, sliced olives and mushrooms; cook 2 minutes, stirring.
  8. Add in broth; bring to a simmer and cook for 2-3 minutes.
  9. Transfer the mixture to a baking dish (large enough to hold the mixture).
  10. Cover with a tight-fitting lid and bake for about 30-35 minutes or until rice is desired tenderness.
  11. Uncover and sprinkle with grated cheddar cheese cover and return to oven to bake for about 5-10 minutes until cheese is melted.
  12. Delicious!
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 1230.33 Kcal (5151 kJ)
Calories from fat 743.52 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 82.61g 127%
Cholesterol 225.78mg 75%
Sodium 2229.85mg 93%
Potassium 789.82mg 17%
Total Carbs 44.28g 15%
Sugars 5.09g 20%
Dietary Fiber 3.04g 12%
Protein 71.5g 143%
Vitamin C 34.1mg 57%
Vitamin A 2.8mg 94%
Iron 14.2mg 79%
Calcium 1706.3mg 171%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 167.01 Kcal (699 kJ)
Calories from fat 100.93 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 11.21g 127%
Cholesterol 30.65mg 75%
Sodium 302.7mg 93%
Potassium 107.22mg 17%
Total Carbs 6.01g 15%
Sugars 0.69g 20%
Dietary Fiber 0.41g 12%
Protein 9.71g 143%
Vitamin C 4.6mg 57%
Vitamin A 0.4mg 94%
Iron 1.9mg 79%
Calcium 231.6mg 171%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
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  • salty
  • savory
  • bitter
  • sweet
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Recipe Tags

Weightwatchers Points

  • 30.9
  • 32

Good Points

  • saturated fat free

Bad Points

  • High in Sodium,
  • High in Total Fat

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