spanish rice

This is a tasty mexican dinner.  I served it with avocado.  Yum!  It was handy to have something cooking at home while i was running errands.  No need to buy fast food, I had food ready at home!

Spanish Rice

12 oz. ground beef, 96/4
2 TB diced onion
1 c. instant brown rice
2 TB taco seasoning
14.5 oz canned roasted tomatoes, diced
½ c. diced bell pepper
½ c. water

Brown ground beef and diced onion. Add ground beef to 2 quart slow cooker. Add brown rice and taco seasoning. Add tomatoes, undrained and add bell pepper and water. Cook on low 2-3 hours.

Yield: 4 servings. Per serving (about 1 ¼ c.)= 249 Calories; 3g Fat (11.4% calories from fat); 22g Protein; 35g Carbohydrate; 3g Dietary Fiber; 49mg Cholesterol; 296mg Sodium. Exchanges: 2 Grain(Starch); 1 Vegetable; 0 Other Carbohydrates.

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