Spanish Rice Skillet Meal

Looking for a hearty Spanish dinner? Then try this skillet meal made using Old El Paso® Rice and burger crumbles - ready in 35 minutes.

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  • prep time 10 min
  • total time 35 min
  • ingredients 6
  • servings 2
 

Ingredients

1
(7.6-oz.) pkg. Old El Paso™ Spanish Rice
1
cup frozen soy-protein burger crumbles (from 12-oz. pkg.)
2 1/2
cups water
1
tablespoon margarine or butter
1
tablespoon tomato paste
2
oz. (1/2 cup) shredded Monterey Jack cheese

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LOCATION

Steps

  • 1 In medium skillet or saucepan, combine rice, contents of seasoning mix packet, frozen protein crumbles, water, margarine and tomato paste; stir until well mixed. Bring to a boil over high heat. Reduce heat; cover and simmer 20 minutes.
  • 2 Remove from heat; uncover. Sprinkle cheese over top. Let stand 5 to 10 minutes or until moisture is absorbed and cheese is melted.
  • 1 In medium skillet or saucepan, combine rice, contents of seasoning mix packet, frozen protein crumbles, water, margarine and tomato paste; stir until well mixed. Bring to a boil over high heat. Reduce heat; cover and simmer 20 minutes.
  • 2 Remove from heat; uncover. Sprinkle cheese over top. Let stand 5 to 10 minutes or until moisture is absorbed and cheese is melted.

EXPERT TIPS

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Expert Tips

One-half pound of browned lean ground beef can be used in place of Harvest Burgers.

To spice up this recipe, use pepper Jack cheese in place of the Monterey Jack cheese.

To transform this recipe into a quick hand-held supper, roll the cooked rice mixture in soft flour tortillas.

Nutritional information

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 3/4 Cups
Calories
600
(
Calories from Fat
140),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
16g
16%
(Saturated Fat
6g,
6%
),
Cholesterol
25mg
25%;
Sodium
1730mg
1730%;
Total Carbohydrate
91g
91%
(Dietary Fiber
6g
6%
  Sugars
4g
4%
),
Protein
24g
24%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
20%;
Vitamin C
15%;
Calcium
40%;
Iron
35%;
Exchanges:
6 Starch; 6 Other Carbohydrate; 1 Lean Meat; 1 1/2 Fat;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.