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One pot Cheesy Taco Rice

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One Pot Cheesy Taco Rice is a quick and easy dish that’s perfect for busy weeknights. Made with ground beef, rice, enchilada sauce, and plenty of cheese, this flavorful meal comes together in just one pot, making cleanup a breeze!

Why Make This Recipe

This recipe is perfect for anyone who loves the flavors of tacos but wants a quick and easy meal. It’s made with simple ingredients that you probably already have on hand, and it’s ready in just 30 minutes. Plus, it’s customizable, so you can add your favorite toppings to make it your own!

How to Make One Pot Cheesy Taco Rice

Ingredients:

  • 1 pound Ground Beef
  • 1/2 Yellow Onion, chopped
  • Salt, to taste
  • Pepper, to taste
  • 1 teaspoon Onion Powder
  • 1 teaspoon Garlic Powder
  • 1 packet Taco Seasoning
  • 2 cups Beef Broth (broth has better flavor, but you can use water)
  • 1.5 cups Minute Rice
  • 10 oz Rotel
  • 2 oz Diced Green Chilies (half a small can)
  • 10 oz Enchilada Sauce
  • 2 cups Cheddar Cheese, shredded

Instructions:

  1. In a large saucepan, brown ground beef with chopped onion until the onions are translucent and beef is cooked. Drain off the grease and return back to the pan.
  2. Add salt, pepper, onion powder, garlic powder, and taco seasoning to the cooked beef and onion. Mix together.
  3. Pour in the broth (or water), followed by the minute rice.
  4. Add one can of Rotel and half a can of green chilies (you can add the entire can of green chilies if you like the heat).
  5. Stir all the ingredients well and bring to a boil.
  6. Reduce the heat, cover with a lid, and cook for 5 minutes.
  7. Pour on enchilada sauce and sprinkle on the shredded cheese. Cover and let the ingredients melt for an additional 5 minutes.
  8. Serve warm as is or over Nacho Cheese Doritos, tortilla chips, and with toppings such as salsa, sour cream, lettuce, green onions, etc.

How to Serve One Pot Cheesy Taco Rice

Serve warm as is or over Nacho Cheese Doritos, tortilla chips, and with toppings such as salsa, sour cream, lettuce, green onions, etc.

How to Store One Pot Cheesy Taco Rice

Store any leftover taco rice in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 3 days. Reheat in the microwave or on the stovetop before serving.

Tips to Make One Pot Cheesy Taco Rice

  • You can use ground turkey or chicken instead of ground beef if you prefer.
  • Feel free to add other ingredients such as black beans, corn, or diced tomatoes to the dish for extra flavor and nutrition.
  • Customize the dish with your favorite toppings such as avocado, jalapenos, or cilantro.

Variation

You can use different types of cheese such as Monterey Jack or Pepper Jack for a different flavor.

FAQs

1. Can I use regular rice instead of Minute Rice?

Yes, you can use regular rice instead of Minute Rice, but you may need to adjust the cooking time and liquid amount accordingly.

2. Can I make this dish ahead of time?

Yes, you can prepare the dish ahead of time and reheat it when you’re ready to serve.

3. Can I freeze this dish?

Yes, you can freeze this dish for up to 3 months. Allow it to cool completely before transferring it to a freezer-safe container. Reheat in the microwave or on the stovetop before serving.

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