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Tasty Taco Rice Salad

Tasty Taco Rice Salad

AZ Health Zone
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Course Dinner, Lunch
Cuisine Mexican
Servings 8

Equipment

  • Cutting Board
  • Knife
  • Large Skillet
  • Measuring Cups
  • Measuring Spoons

Ingredients
  

  • Ingredients
  • 1 pound lean ground beef
  • 1 ½ cups instant brown rice cooked
  • 2 cups water
  • 1 cup onion chopped
  • 1 tablespoon chili powder
  • 3 cups tomatoes chopped
  • 1 seeded jalapeño finely chopped
  • 2 cups spinach or romaine lettuce
  • 1 ½ cups low-fat cheese shredded

Instructions
 

  • Directions
  • Wash hands with soap and warm water.
  • Wash onion, tomatoes, jalapeño, and spinach or romaine lettuce before preparing.
  • Cook ground meat in a large skillet until brown (160⁰ F). Drain off fat. Rinse meat with warm water to remove the grease.*
  • Add rice, water, onion, and chili powder to meat in skillet.
  • Cover. Simmer over low heat about 15 minutes to cook rice.
  • Add tomatoes and jalapeño. Heat for 2-3 minutes.
  • Place layers of spinach or romaine lettuce, rice mixture, and cheese on plate.
  • Serve immediately.
  • * Do not pour grease down the drain. Let grease harden, then put it in the trash

Notes

Nutrition Facts (Per Serving)
Calories, 191; Carbohydrate, 19 g; Protein, 18.8 g; Total Fat, 4.5 g; Saturated Fat, 2 g; Trans Fat, 0 g; Cholesterol, 35 mg; Fiber, 2 g; Total Sugars, 3 g; Sodium, 260 mg; Calcium, 110 mg; Folate, 30 mcg; Iron, 1.75 mg; Calories from Fat, 22%
8 servings, approximately 1 ½ cups each
Keyword Brown Rice, Ground Beef, Tacos
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