Beef Enchilada Rice

This Mexican Beef Enchilada Rice is a real crowd-pleaser. Ready in minutes so you can spend more time with friends and family.

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Beef Enchilada Rice

Cooking time PREP TIME 10 mins
Cooking time COOK TIME 10 mins (+ 5 mins stand time)
Servings SERVES 6
Ready in TOTAL TIME 20 mins
Cooking time
PREP TIME 10 mins
Cooking time
COOK TIME 10 mins (+ 5 mins stand time)
Servings
SERVES 6
Ready in
TOTAL TIME 20 mins

Ingredients

  • 1 Tbsp vegetable oil
  • ½ lb lean beef, ½-inch dice
  • 1/3 cup onion, diced
  • 1 tsp garlic, minced
  • 2 tsp chili powder
  • ½ tsp oregano
  • ½ tsp salt
  • 1 can (3 oz.) green chilies, diced
  • 1 can (8 oz.) diced tomatoes in juice
  • ¾ cup water
  • 1½ cups Minute® White Rice, uncooked
  • 2 Tbsp fresh cilantro, chopped
  • ¼ cup Monterey Jack cheese, grated

Instructions

  • Step 1

    Heat the oil in a skillet with a lid over medium heat.

    Step 2

    Add the beef and brown on all sides. Add onions and garlic and sauté until tender, about 5 minutes.

    Step 3

    Add chili powder, oregano, salt, green chilies, tomatoes and water. Stir to combine, bring to a boil, then reduce heat and simmer for 5 minutes.

    Step 4

    Stir in rice, cover with lid and remove from heat. Let stand 5 minutes. Sprinkle with cilantro and arrange cheese on top. Cover until ready to serve.

    Recipe Tip

    Top with chopped onion, crema and a sprinkle of cayenne for some heat. Serve with tortilla chips for scooping.

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