Cheesy beef taco rice bake recipe. Are you looking for a low-budget one-pan dinner winner? Well, this delicious excuse to get away with less washing up is the hearty meal for you! It can feed a family or make a great meal-prep option as well. The rice soaks up the beefy Mexican flavour as it cooks, leaving you with a tasty bite every time. What’s more, it’s the perfect
– 1 tbsp olive oil
– 500g Coles Beef 3 Star Regular Mince
– 1 red capsicum, deseeded, coarsely chopped
– 1 red onion, coarsely chopped
– 30g packet taco seasoning
– 2 tbsp tomato paste
– 300g (1 1/2 cups) long-grain white rice
– 400g can black beans, rinsed, drained
– 1 tsp Massel Organic Chicken Stock Powder
– 120g (1 1/2 cups) coarsely grated cheddar
– Sour cream, to serve
– Sliced avocado, to serve
3 Method / Steps
Preheat oven to 200°C/180°C fan forced. Heat the oil in an ovenproof frying pan over medium heat. Cook the beef, breaking up any lumps with a wooden spoon, for 5 minutes or until browned. Move beef to 1 side of pan. Add the capsicum and onion to empty side of pan. Cook, stirring, for 5 minutes or until onion mixture softens.
Stir beef and onion mixture together until combined. Add seasoning and paste. Cook, stirring, for 1 minute or until aromatic. Add rice. Stir until combined. Add beans, stock powder and 750ml (3 cups) water. Bring to boil.
Transfer pan to oven. Bake for 25 minutes or until the liquid has absorbed and the rice is tender. Sprinkle with the cheddar. Bake for a further 10 minutes or until the cheddar is melted and golden. Top with sour cream and avocado. Season and serve.
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