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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 6
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 347.8
  • Total Fat: 13.4 g
  • Cholesterol: 51.5 mg
  • Sodium: 429.3 mg
  • Total Carbs: 38.9 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 3.0 g
  • Protein: 18.2 g

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Spanish Rice & Beef

Submitted by: KAIROSGRAMMY

Introduction

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Number of Servings: 6

Ingredients

    1 lb of lean ground beef
    1 onion
    1 green bell pepper
    2 cans (32 oz) of stewed tomatoes
    1 cup Mahatma uncooked long grain rice
    1 cup water
    1 tsp chili powder
    1 tsp oregano
    1/2 tsp garlic powder

Directions

1. Cooked ground beef, chopped onion and green pepper in dutch oven until meat is browned.
2. Drain in colander, pat dry with a paper towel and clean pan with paper towel.
3. Return meat mixture to dutch oven, stir in remaining ingredients. Bring to a boil; cover, reduce heat and simmer for 30 minutes or until rice is tender, stirring occassionaly.


Number of Servings: 6

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user KAIROSGRAMMY.





TAGS:  Beef/Pork |

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  • Incredible!
    26 of 29 people found this review helpful
    This was wonderful but I substituted ground buffalo sausage for the beef and used two cans of Rotel Tomatoes instead of the onions, peppers, and stewed tomatoes (saved a lot of time). Also added fresh mushrooms and used brown rice. - 4/7/08

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  • Incredible!
    18 of 18 people found this review helpful
    I added 1/2 tsp. ground cumin, eliminated the bell pepper, and added an extra 1/2 tsp. chili powder. I also used a brown long grain rice, which increased the cooking time to 50 minutes, but the nutty taste blended wonderfully with the spicy nature of the "chili". Definitely a hit at our house! - 2/4/09

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  • 11 of 11 people found this review helpful
    I have been making this for years. Ialso use oregano, italian seasonings, and mushrooms for an Italian rice. This is great for potlucks. - 6/29/08

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  • Very Good
    9 of 9 people found this review helpful
    This was great! I took other people's advice and was generous with the spices. Next time I will add even more. My rice was still a bit hard after over an hour so I'll let it simmer longer next time. - 4/17/09

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  • Very Good
    9 of 9 people found this review helpful
    For more spice I used one can of Rotel and one can of diced tomatoes. Also used brown rice and cooked a bit longer (10 min.). - 3/31/08

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  • Incredible!
    8 of 8 people found this review helpful
    This recipe is great! I've been taking leftovers to work for lunch. I used brown rice in this recipe. I will make this again! - 8/3/09

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  • Very Good
    8 of 8 people found this review helpful
    Very good, made it with ground white turkey breast, and besides the bell peppers I threw in a couple hot peppers yum! - 6/2/09

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  • 7 of 7 people found this review helpful
    Great meal . Husband said this is a keeper, next time I need to cook rice a little more. He still said to make this again. Thanks

    - 6/6/09

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  • 7 of 9 people found this review helpful
    If the rice was too hard that means that you did not have enough liquids. Maybe add 1/2 c of water to it. - 6/2/09

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  • 7 of 9 people found this review helpful
    I make this with cut up chicken breast and salsa. Then serve it on tortilla shells with a little cheese. My kids love it.. - 1/27/09

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  • Very Good
    5 of 5 people found this review helpful
    Used ground turkey and brown long grain rice (cooked longer). Tastes great! Will make again. - 5/27/09

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  • Very Good
    5 of 5 people found this review helpful
    I made it tonight - quick and easy, everyone loved it. I left out the green pepper, and added some extra red hot sauce! Yum! - 2/7/09

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  • Very Good
    5 of 5 people found this review helpful
    Very similar to what I make except when on a diet I substitute ground white turkey to save lots of fat and calories. - 1/27/09

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  • O.K.
    5 of 5 people found this review helpful
    Not spicey enough. I may not make it again, but if I do I will add tabasco sauce and garlic. - 7/12/08

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  • Incredible!
    4 of 4 people found this review helpful
    It was good with beef but it also good with very lean pork. - 6/2/09

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  • Very Good
    4 of 4 people found this review helpful
    My husband and I enjoyed this meal. We will definitely be making it again. - 2/13/09

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  • 4 of 4 people found this review helpful
    We made this for supper the other night. It was fantastic. So good we had it for lunch the next day. - 1/30/09

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  • 4 of 4 people found this review helpful
    very good recipe. easy to put together and the family loves it! - 1/27/09

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  • Very Good
    4 of 4 people found this review helpful
    Quick, simple and tastes good. A quick fix for a family meal. - 7/30/08

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  • Very Good
    4 of 4 people found this review helpful
    I will make it again, but my DD asked me to leave out the bell pepper and spice it up a little next time. She said the pepper made it taste "sweet." I thought is was good with it. - 7/8/08

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  • Very Good
    4 of 4 people found this review helpful
    I do not eat beef so made it with ground turkey and added more spices. It was delicious. - 6/30/08

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  • Very Good
    4 of 5 people found this review helpful
    This was great! So easy, it prevented me from making a fast food run on a busy day. Thanks! - 6/30/08

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  • Incredible!
    4 of 4 people found this review helpful
    This is very similar to what I make to stuff green peppers or make cabbage rolls with. Yummy. - 6/29/08

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  • 4 of 4 people found this review helpful
    I add stir fry veggies very filling, and yummy. - 6/29/08

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  • Very Good
    3 of 4 people found this review helpful
    Great Recipe--that I added leftover chicken curry to. Cleaned up other leftovers--peppers and onion. - 1/3/09

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  • Very Good
    3 of 4 people found this review helpful
    I made this to put in my lunch and its very good! I had to change it up a bit in order to have the ingredients. I will make this again. - 4/24/08

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  • Incredible!
    3 of 3 people found this review helpful
    Definitely one of my favorites, just like my mom used to make (but dare I say, better?) I used beef broth instead of water and added an extra green pepper. Will definitely make again. - 4/12/08

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  • Incredible!
    3 of 3 people found this review helpful
    I made this using black beans, rotel and fajita steak. Sprinkled just a touch of cheese on top and a few jalepenos!!! It was wonderful! - 3/31/08

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  • Very Good
    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
    It was very good. I will definitely make this again. - 9/2/09

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  • Incredible!
    2 of 3 people found this review helpful
    WONDERFUL! - 6/2/09

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  • 2 of 3 people found this review helpful
    i made this and it was delicious. In fact, that's the way I always made my spanish rice. Always a favorite in our house. - 1/27/09

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  • Good
    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
    A good and easy to prepare recipe. I added 1 tsp of cumin to it as well. The family enjoyed it. It wasn't too spicy for little kids. - 7/3/08

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  • 2 of 4 people found this review helpful
    GREAT RECIPE...ESPECIALLY WITH SOME TURKEY SOFT TACOS..IT WAS REALLY COOK AND AN AWESOME FLAVOR - 7/2/08

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  • Incredible!
    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
    This has been a family favorite for many years - 6/30/08

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  • Very Good
    2 of 4 people found this review helpful
    I was looking for a "Spanish" recipe. My husband is a big soccer fan and Spain won yesterday, so this will be tonight's dinner in honor of their victory. Sounds yummy and so easy. Will let you know how we liked it.
    I made it and we enjoyed it. I tweaked it a little and made it more spicy & tasty. - 6/30/08

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  • Very Good
    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
    This was very good. I added a bit more spice such as Seasoning Salt but otherwise made as directed. This will be made again! - 6/29/08

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  • Incredible!
    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
    Very Yummy! - 6/29/08

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  • 2 of 3 people found this review helpful
    It was very good - 6/29/08

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  • Incredible!
    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
    I"ve made this before. A very tasty and easy dish !!!! - 6/29/08

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  • 2 of 4 people found this review helpful
    I would definitely make this and add black beans and probably more veggies and use brown rice instead of white. Sounds like a good, filling recipe I can take for my lunch. Thanks. - 6/29/08

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  • Very Good
    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
    I didn't have any stewed tomatoes so I used italian diced tomatoes. It was very good. - 4/7/08

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  • Incredible!
    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
    This was very yummy! The added beef made it so hearty, a meal in itself. I added a lot more chopped peppers, for extra veggies, and it came out well. The chilli powder added good flavour!
    Thanks for this one - 4/7/08

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  • Incredible!
    2 of 3 people found this review helpful
    Thanks for sharing, it was great! - 4/3/08

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  • Very Good
    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
    This is good in a tortilla, also with fat free sour cream. - 3/31/08

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  • Very Good
    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
    I made this today, but used brown rice. I froze it in 1 cup containers - 3/31/08

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  • 2 of 2 people found this review helpful
    I made this in a crockpot. - 3/31/08

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  • 2 of 3 people found this review helpful
    It was delicious! - 3/30/08

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  • Incredible!
    2 of 3 people found this review helpful
    good stuff - 3/30/08

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  • Incredible!
    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
    I have made this recipe but use a combination of long grain and wild rice--excellent! - 3/30/08

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  • Incredible!
    2 of 3 people found this review helpful
    this is a fantastic dish - 3/30/08

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  • Very Good
    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
    It was good, but not amazing or anything. I would make it again, maybe change up the spices a little bit. - 6/29/07

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  • Very Good
    2 of 3 people found this review helpful
    This a very quick and tasty meal. Even my husband likes it. - 3/27/07

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  • Incredible!
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    This was very good - I substituted ground turkey for the beef and used 4 15 oz cans of italian seasoned stewed tomatoes (couldn't find the big ones). NI Calculated as follows:Servings Per Recipe: 6
    Amount Per Serving
    Calories: 281.3
    Total Fat: 5.4 g
    Cholesterol: 52.6 mg
    Sodium: 123.9 mg - 3/8/10

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  • Very Good
    1 of 2 people found this review helpful
    Very good. - 2/9/10

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  • Incredible!
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    Yummy! I used instant brown rice and saved 20 minutes. Added salt, pepper, and broccoli. Also replaced the garlic powder with thin sliced garlic clove. Will definitely be making this one again. - 9/14/09

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  • 1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    I will try this, but will use ground turkey instead of the ground beef to cut calories..will take others advice with some of the other ideas here..thank you..sounds wonderful! - 9/14/09

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  • Incredible!
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    This is just the way I have made it for years but without the name brand rice. Never thought to use Oregano in it. Once in a while instead of x-lean hamburger, I use a bit of Bacon. - 9/12/09

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  • Incredible!
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    A comfort food for sure!!!! Thanks. - 9/11/09

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  • 1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    It's quite similar to the recipe I already use. I use spicy oregano from my garden, which is like the regular with a bit of a kick and usually add some jalepenos. It's always a big hit. - 9/11/09

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  • 1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    I added shredded rotisserie chicken to the recipe. Easy! - 9/11/09

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  • Incredible!
    1 of 2 people found this review helpful
    great - 9/11/09

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  • Very Good
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    The only change I made was to leave out the green pepper from the mixture, but added the mixture to blanched green peppers, to make wonderful stuffed peppers, using ground turkey instead of the beef. - 9/11/09

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  • Good
    1 of 2 people found this review helpful
    This was really good, but I used ground turkey and brown rice. Cutting out as much fat as possible, and making it more wholesome will help to lose weight faster.
    - 9/11/09

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  • 1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    This is the same recipe that my family uses to make stuffed cabbage, instead of white rice I use brown rice. It's also good to stuff in peppers. - 9/11/09

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  • It is very delicious - 3/15/13

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  • Very yummy. I used brown rice threw in some mushrooms that I had to use up. Also used a jar of canned stewed tomatoes that I had on hand along with one can of Rotel tomatoes with green peppers. Think next time, I will cut back a tad on the chili powder (the 1 tsp was a bit to hot for me). - 2/24/13

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  • I tried this dish for supper this evening, it was easy to prepare and delicious. I made one change, I used brown rice. - 11/21/12

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  • We enjoyed this meal and it was simple to prepare. - 10/3/12

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  • This sounds awesome - gotta try it! Then I will come back and rate it.

    Update: It was good, but next time I will cut back on the oregano some! - 8/29/12

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  • I like tomatoes, but I thought too many were in the recipe, so next time I make it, I will put in 1 1/2.
    - 8/6/12

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  • I made this for dinner last night. It was pretty good. I added a dash of salt into the mix. It was even better when I had it for lunch today. I guess the flavor had to marinate for a bit. - 5/1/12

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  • I added extra spicy peppers instead of the green pepper. We like it hot. Thanks for sharing!! By the way. The serving size is 1 cup. - 4/16/12

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  • This recipe was easy, simple and delicious. I like spicy food so I added some cayenne pepper. I love one meal dishes so I added lentil beans. - 8/9/11

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  • Yummy!! My husband LOVES this, and it makes enough for three meals for us! - 3/2/11

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  • WITH SOME HOT JALAPENOS IT IS GOING TO LOOK LIKE MEXICAN RICE - 2/2/11

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  • Great recipe! I used brown rice and diced tomatoes. I also added an extra half teaspoon chili powder. My mistake was overdoing it on the water because the brown rice needing more time to cook. It is great with just a dash of hot sauce. - 1/19/11

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  • This was really good. I used one can of regular tomatoes and one can of Rotel. I also cooked the meat with some low sodium taco seasoning to give it an extra kick. Next time- gound turkey and brown rice! - 1/15/11

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  • This sounds so good for a cold winter dinner. I think I will try it soon. - 12/22/10

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  • This is very good and I will make it again! - 12/2/10

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  • We loved it. - 11/13/10

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  • i really liked it, and had to double check the calorie count, cause it was such a big portion. it was spot on, great recipe! - 9/28/10

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  • Love this recipe - 9/13/10

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  • My mom has made this forever! I've continued with my family. She called it Texas Hash. We use whole tomatoes, cut them up, pour in the juice,water if you need. Add a small can of tomato juice. I like to add red pepper flakes as well as chili powder and bake it in the oven for and hour. yum! - 9/13/10

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  • I accidentally cooked the rice first, so I just put it all together minus the water and let it simmer for half the time. It was still good, maybe some would like a bit more spices, but it works! Thanks again! - 9/9/10

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  • I made this but substituted the ground beef with ground turkey breast. Very good meal! - 8/27/10

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  • Okay how much is a serving, is it one cup? - 8/17/10

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  • I will definitely be trying this out tonight. I have my ground turkey thawing out as I type. This recipe is similar to a family favorite we call "goulash". Sounds delicious and can hardly wait to get home and try it out. - 7/26/10

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  • I haven't had this since my children moved out. I will be making this tomorrow. Thanks - 7/25/10

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  • I see that it makes 6 servings-but how much is the serving size? - 7/7/10

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  • I have been making this for years. My whole family loves this and it is quick and easy. We use brown rice and sometimes turkey. I also add some red pepper flakes and increase the seasoning a bit. Thanks for sharing this with everyone. - 7/6/10

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  • LOOKS GT - 7/5/10

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  • Delicious Recipe !
    Thank-you ! - 4/9/10

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  • this was one recipe the whole family loved it - 4/2/10

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  • Very Good
    0 of 1 people found this review helpful
    yum - 4/1/10

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  • awesome...topped with salsa cheese and sour cream wonderful - 3/23/10

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  • Thanks for the recipe. Very versatile. Good eatings. - 3/23/10

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  • This recipe sounds delicious! I plan to make this recipe tomorrow, but with ground turkey breast meat and Instant brown rice for lower calories and more whole grains. - 3/21/10

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  • Incredible!
    0 of 3 people found this review helpful
    I used to make this for my friend's large family whenever I staid with them! - 3/21/10

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  • I have made this many times but I also only use ground turkey or turkey sausage. - 3/10/10

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  • This is almost like the one I make and it's wonderful! The only difference is I use comino powder instead of oregano. - 3/9/10

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