1. Brown ground beef in large skillet on medium-high heat. Drain fat. Set aside.
2. Bring water to boil in medium saucepan. Stir in Rice Mix and ground beef; return to boil. Reduce heat to low; cover and simmer 25 minutes or until rice is tender.
3. Remove from heat. Let stand 5 minutes. Fluff with fork before serving.Test Kitchen Tip:
Try adding a mixture of ground beef, ground sausage and finely chopped chicken giblets for more robust flavor.Microwave Directions:
Mix 2 1/2 cups hot water, 2 tablespoons vegetable oil (optional), 1 pound ground beef, cooked, and Rice Mix in 2 1/2-quart microwavable dish. Cover. Microwave on HIGH 25 minutes, stirring occasionally. Carefully remove dish from oven with pot holders. Stir. Let stand 5 minutes. Fluff with fork before serving. Note:
Microwave ovens vary. Cooking times are approximate. Cooking times are based on an 1100 watt microwave oven.
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 35 minutes
Makes 6 (1-cup) servings.