Beef and Rice Recipes 

Beef and rice recipes are great one pot casserole recipes , they can be served side by side to compliment each other or cooked beef recipes sometimes is served over the top of hot rice. Whichever way you choose to serve these two ingredients they go well together for a delicious meal.


Different spices and ingredients combined in these beef and rice recipes give influence of different cuisines around the world. A Spanish rice recipe or Mexican recipes are often seasoned with garlic, onions, peppers, tomatoes, chili powder and cumin; making the dishes well seasoned and often spicy hot. In the Asian cuisine these dishes are often seasoned with soy sauce, peanut sauces and spices like ginger. In the United States many beef and rice recipes might be simply these two ingredients with a can of mushroom soup, cream of chicken soup or cream of celery soup. In all cuisines you will find a variety of vegetables like broccoli, zucchini, snow peas and many others often being added to make a complete meal.

SPANISH RICE RECIPE

Add more spices like garlic powder, cumin and red pepper flakes to this Spanish rice recipe if you like spicy foods.

  • 1 Chopped medium onion
  • ½ Chopped green pepper
  • 1 ½ Pound ground beef
  • 1 Cup cooked rice
  • 1 Tablespoon olive oil
  • 2 (8 ounce) cans tomato sauce
  • 1 ¾ Cup hot water
  • 1 Teaspoon salt
  • Black pepper
  • 1 Teaspoon prepared mustard


Put ground beef, onion, green pepper and rice in hot olive oil. Stir over high temperature until lightly brown. Add remaining ingredients and mix well. Bring to a boil, cover with lid and simmer for 25 minutes.


STEAK AND RICE RECIPE

As in many of my beef and rice recipes I leave the option of spices for you to choose if you like spicier foods. This steak and rice recipe is good with a little chili powder added. I almost always add some form of garlic but usually vary the other spices.

  • 2 Tablespoons butter
  • 1 Cup chopped onion
  • 1 Tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
  • Salt/Pepper
  • 1 Cup canned dice tomatoes
  • ½ Cup uncooked rice
  • 2 Cups beef broth
  • 2 Cups diced cooked steak


Preheat oven to 375 degrees. In a large skillet melt the butter. Add the meat, beef broth, canned tomatoes, onions, Worcestershire sauce, salt, and pepper. Stir well and cook for 10 minutes. Add the rice and stir well. Bake in a greased casserole dish for 40 minutes.


STIR FRY BEEF AND RICE RECIPE

This stir fry rice recipe is one of the beef and rice recipes already deliciously flavored with an Asian flair.

  • 1 Pound beef sirloin, cut in strips
  • 1 Can condensed onion soup
  • 1 Tablespoon cornstarch
  • 1 Tablespoon soy sauce
  • 2 Tablespoons peanut butter
  • Pinch red pepper flakes
  • 3 Tablespoons cooking oil
  • 2 Cloves minced garlic
  • 1 Package frozen mixed vegetables
  • 2 Cups cooked rice

Combine soup, cornstarch, soy sauce, peanut butter and red pepper flakes in a small bowl and stir to blend; set aside. Cook meat in 2 tablespoons hot oil with the garlic until the meat is done; remove from skillet. Add remaining 1 tablespoon oil into the skillet. Add the frozen vegetables and stir fry 3 to 4 minutes. Return beef to the skillet. Stir soup mixture and add to the skillet. Heat to boiling and cook for 1 minute. Serve with the rice.


PIZZA CASSEROLE RECIPE

  • ¾ Pound ground beef
  • 1 Chopped onion
  • 2 Cups tomato sauce
  • ¼ Teaspoon garlic salt
  • ¼ Teaspoon oregano
  • 1 Teaspoon parsley flakes
  • 1 Teaspoon sugar
  • 1 Teaspoon salt
  • 2 Cups cooked rice
  • 1 ½ Cups cottage cheese
  • ½ Cup shredded Cheddar cheese


Preheat oven to 325F degrees.

Brown ground beef and onion in a large skillet; add tomato sauce and spices and simmer 15 minutes.

In a bowl combine cooked rice and cottage cheese; place 1/3 of rice mixture in buttered casserole dish.

Top rice with half of beef and sauce mixture; top with another 1/3 of rice mixture.

Top rice with remaining half of meat and sauce mixture; top with remaining third of rice mixture.

Sprinkle top with shredded Cheddar cheese; bake for 30 minutes or until bubbly.


ZUCCHINI CASSEROLE RECIPE

This is one of the beef and rice recipes in which the vegetable, zucchini is the center of attention.

  • 1 Pound ground beef
  • 1 Large chopped onion
  • ½ Cup uncooked rice
  • ½ Cup chopped fresh parsley
  • ½ Teaspoon dried savory
  • 1 ½ Cups water
  • Salt/pepper
  • 3 Pound zucchini
  • ¾ Cup Grated Cheddar cheese

Preheat oven to 350F degrees.

Brown beef in a large skillet; add onion, rice, parsley, savory and water.

Cover skillet and cook about 20 minutes or until rice is tender; add salt and pepper to taste and stir.

Cut zucchini in half and remove seeds; cut in chunks and place in bottom of buttered casserole baking dish.

Cover zucchini with beef and rice mixture; top with grated cheese.

Bake for 30 minutes or until zucchini is tender.

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