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Mom's Mexican Rice


Rate this recipe 2.5/5 (4 Votes)


  • 1 onion
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 1/2 to 1 pound of ground beef
  • 1 pepper
  • 1/2 tsp cumin
  • 1 tsp chili powder
  • 1 can kidney beans
  • 1 cup raw rice
  • 1 1/2 cups corn
  • 1 1/2 cups salsa
  • 1 cup water


Level of difficulty Average
Cost Average budget


Step 1

saute onion, garlic and beef, adding pepper (diced) at the end

Step 2

add cumin and chili powder and cook 1-2 minutes

Step 3

add beans and rice and cook 2-3 minutes

Step 4

add corn, salsa and water. Bring to a boil, cover and simmer 20-25 minutes

serve with avocado, or grate some cheese on top

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  • 2 cups flour
  • 1 cup olive oil
  • 2 tbsp sugar
  • 2 tsp salt
  • 1/4 cup milk
  • Water


  • 1 onion, diced
  • 1 lb ground beef
  • A pinch of salt
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1 cup tomato sauce


  1. Mix flour, sugar, salt, milk, and water in a pan, and mix until you form a dough.
  2. In a saucepan, heat a splash of olive oil and add the onion. Cook on medium-high until onion has softened.  
  3. Add the ground beef, and add the salt, water, and tomato sauce. When the meat has browned, remove from heat. 
  4. Dust a flat surface with flour, and roll out the dough into a flat sheet. 
  5. Use a ramekin or cup to cut out circles. 
  6. Add a dollop of beef-tomato mixture to the center of each circle. 
  7. Pinch the dough into a little pocket.
  8. Bake in the oven at 350° F for 15 minutes.
  9. Enjoy!

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