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Cheesy Spanish Rice

Total Time

Prep: 20 min. Bake: 30 min.


2 servings

Updated: Sep. 26, 2022
This hearty rice can accompany chicken or beef-or stand alone as a tasty meatless entree. "It's quick, easy and delicious," notes Ann Wagenecht of Prophetstown, Illinois.


  • 1/2 pound ground beef
  • 1 large green pepper, diced
  • 1/2 cup chopped onion
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 2 cups cooked white rice
  • 1 can (10-3/4 ounces) condensed tomato soup, undiluted
  • 4 ounces process cheese (Velveeta), cubed
  • 1 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper


  1. In a skillet, cook the beef, green pepper, onion and garlic over medium heat until meat is no longer pink; drain. Add the rice, soup, cheese, chili powder, salt and pepper. Cook until cheese is melted. Transfer to a 3-cup baking dish. cover and bake at 350° for 30-35 minutes.

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