Tasty Hamburger Skillet

Prep time: 10 minutes
Cooking time: 30 minutes
Yield: 7 servings
Serving Size 1 cup
Nutrition Facts: View Label
Make it a Meal: 
    • fruit cocktail
    • a glass of low-fat milk


    1 pound
    lean ground beef
    1⁄3 cup
    chopped onion
    1⁄3 cup
    green pepper, chopped
    2 cups
    1 cup
    long grain white rice
    1 teaspoon
    garlic powder
    1 tablespoon
    chili powder
    1 1⁄2 cups
    canned diced tomatoes, with juice
    3⁄4 cup
    canned whole kernel corn, drained
    3⁄4 cup
    canned red kidney beans, drained
    1⁄2 cup
    grated cheddar cheese


    1. Cook ground beef, onion, and green pepper in large frying pan (medium heat) until hamburger is no longer pink. Drain excess fat from pan.
    2. Add water, rice, garlic powder, chili powder, tomatoes with juice, corn, and beans.
    3. Cook, covered, for about 20 minutes or until rice is soft.
    4. Remove from stove top, sprinkle with grated cheese, and serve hot.
    5. Refrigerate leftovers within 2 hours.


    • Tip: Garnish this dish with a tablespoon of low-fat sour cream.
    • Flavor boosters: green chilis, jalepeños, more garlic.
    • Make extra! Leftovers make a great filling for tacos or burritos or as a topping for baked potatoes.
    Last updated: 03/19/14

    3 Comments for "Tasty Hamburger Skillet"


    Makes a really great meal. We used sour cream and it really made a difference!


    I would suggest this as a burrito filling.


    That is a great idea Claudia, thank you for sharing! See the note we added above.

    -Food Hero Team

    Average: 4 (1 vote)

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