Tex Mex One-Dish Beef with Rice

Servings 6 people


  • 3/4 pound 95% lean ground beef
  • 3/4 cup chopped onion
  • 3 cloves garlic pressed
  • 1 tablespoon chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon sea salt
  • 3 cups cooked brown rice
  • 15 ounces black beans drained and rinsed or homemade
  • 2 ounces diced green chilis
  • 1/4 cup chopped tomatoes
  • 1/4 cup chopped cilantro


  • DO-AHEAD TIP: Cook brown rice.
  • Brown the ground beef in large skillet over medium-high heat; drain.
  • Reduce skillet heat to medium then add onion, garlic, chili powder, cumin, and salt; cook until onion is translucent (5 to 7 minutes).
  • Stir in rice, beans, and chilies; heat through.
  • Stir in tomato and cilantro and serve immediately.


SERVING SUGGESTION: Serve a big salad on the side.
VEGETARIAN: Use TVP crumbles.
KOSHER: Make sure ground beef is certified kosher.
GLUTEN FREE: Make sure beans and chilies are gluten-free.
NUTRITION: Per serving: 332 Calories; 3g Fat; 12g Protein; 36g Carbohydrate; 6g Dietary Fiber; 16mg Cholesterol; 420mg Sodium. Exchanges: 2 Grain(Starch); 1/2 Lean Meat; 1/2 Vegetable; 0 Fat. Points: 5
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