South West Beef & Rice Skillet

South West Beef & Rice Skillet

  • 1 lb lean ground beef
  • 1 cup water
  • 1/2 cup salsa (use your favorite or make your own)
  • 1 can (15 oz) tomato sauce
  • 1 1/2 cups quick cooking rice
  • 1 cup frozen whole kernel corn
  • 1 cup chopped red bell pepper
  • 1 can (15 oz) black beans, rinsed & drained
  • salt and black pepper to taste
  1. Brown beef in large heavy skillet.
  2. Add water, salsa and tomato sauce. Bring to a boil.
  3. Stir in rice, corn, bell pepper and beans. Bring heat down to low, cover and simmer for 10-15 minutes - until rice is cooked