Spanish Rice

Serves: 4
Total Calories: 739


2 tablespoons olive oil
1 1/2 pounds ground beef, 85% lean
1 large yellow onion, finely chopped
1 green bell pepper, or 1/2 green and 1/2 red, chunks
1 jalapeño pepper, sliced
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 cup olives, green, chopped and pitted salad
1 (8-ounce) can tomato sauce
1/8 cup capers
10 ounces water
4 tablespoons sofritto*
1 package sazon Goya**
2 cups white rice


* Sofritto (a Spanish word meaning a special blend of herbs and vegetables) is often the base of soups, sauces, stews, and meat dishes. The mixture is often found in the freezer section of supermarkets.

** Sazon Goya is a blend of spices manufactured by Goya family products.

Brown lightly (sauté) vegetables and put aside. Brown and crumble ground beef. Add salt.

Sauté vegetables with ground chopped meat. When beef is cooked, add sauce, olives and remaining ingredients. Cook 1-1/2 hours. Do not let dry out. Add water if necessary.

Cook rice as usual. Create bed of rice and add meat to top.

Nutritional Facts:

Serves: 4
Total Calories: 739
Calories from Fat: 135

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