Mexican Ground Beef Casserole Rice


Ingredients

  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 onion , finely chopped
  • 3 garlic cloves , minced
  • 500g (1 lb) ground beef (mince), lean
  • 1/3 cup tomato paste
  • 1 1/4 cup long grain white rice , uncooked (Note 1)
  • 2.5 cups (625 ml) chicken broth/stock , low sodium
  • 400g (14oz) can corn kernels , drained (Note 2)
  • 400g (14oz) can black beans , drained (or other beans)
  • 1 capsicum/bell pepper , diced
  • 1 cup green onions/shallots
  • 2 cups (200g) cheese , shredded (anything that melts! Note 3)

MEXICAN SPICES:

  • 0.5 tsp cayenne pepper (Note 4)
  • 1.5 tbsp dried oregano
  • 3 tsp cumin
  • 3 tsp coriander
  • 3 tsp onion powder
  • 2 tsp paprika
  • 1.5 tsp alt

Instructions

  • Heat oil in a large pot over high heat. Add garlic and onion, cook 1 1/2 minutes until onion is translucent.
  • Add beef and cook, breaking it up as you go, until you no longer see raw meat (about 2 minutes).
  • Add Mexican Spices and cook for 30 seconds.
  • Add capsicum and cook for 1 minute.
  • Add tomato paste and broth, stir to mix in.
  • Add rice, corn and black beans.
  • Stir, bring to simmer then cover and lower heat to medium low (simmering gently). Cook 15 minutes.
  • Remove lid, quickly stir through green onion and HALF the cheese.
  • Smooth top then sprinkle on remaining cheese. Cover and leave for 1 minute just to melt cheese.
  • Remove from stove and serve immediately, garnished with more green onion if desired.

 

Credits to:

https://www.recipetineats.com/mexican-ground-beef-casserole-with-rice/

 

 


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