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Rancho Beef & Rice Skillet
Quick and easy one dish meal full of Southwest flavors.

Prep: 5 minutes
Cook: 15 minutes
Servings: Serves 4
1 lb. lean ground beef
1 medium red or green bell pepper, cut into 1/2-inch pieces
1 large clove garlic, crushed
1 Tbsp. chili powder
1/2 tsp. salt
3 cups cooked rice, cooled
1 cup frozen peas, defrosted
3/4 cup prepared salsa

In a large nonstick skillet, brown ground beef, bell pepper and garlic over
medium heat 8-10 minutes or until beef is no longer pink, breaking up into
3/4-inch crumbles. Pour off drippings and add chili powder and salt.
Add rice to skillet and mix well. Continue cooking 2 minutes or until rice
is hot, stirring occasionally.
Stir in peas and salsa and heat through.