Looking for an incredible recipe with beef and rice? This simple to make Beef and Peppers Rice Bowls recipe is so delicious, everyone in the house will be asking for seconds. Packed with flavor and healthy ingredients, this is the perfect weeknight dinner recipe.
Beef and Pepper Rice Bowls
I am always looking for basic recipes that can become a staple for the family. This is one of those simple meals. It is simple to make and everyone loves it. It can easily be served as a complete meal or served with additional vegetables.
What are things to make with ground beef and rice
Sometimes when looking in the pantry and freezer, you see that you have ground beef and rice. That means you can think of something tasty to make with it. In this case, once you try this beef and pepper rice bowls, you will always have a go-to recipe. It is simple to make, tasty and healthy. It can easily become a family favorite that finds its way to your weekly menu.
How to Store
Once the rice bowl has cooled, you will want to store any leftovers in an airtight container. It is important to make sure it is stored in the refrigerator.
How to Reheat Peppers, Ground Beef and Rice
I like to reheat individual servings of the beef and rice in the microwave. If you are heating the entire batch and it is a lot more than a single serving, you can also reheat in a pot of the stove.
Can I use Cauliflower Rice instead of Rice
If you want to make this dish lower in carbs or if someone has a rice allergy, you can also make this recipe using cauliflower rice. Simply replace the rice and make sure to heat the cauliflower rice before adding the beef.
Can I make this dish ahead of time?
If you wanted to make this so that you can freeze it, you can make this dish ahead of time. You would want to make the rice and the beef and peppers and then store it in different freezer bags or containers. Once you are ready to eat, simply thaw and reheat in the microwave or pan.
What temperature should ground beef be cooked to?
When you are cooking ground beef, you want to make sure you are killing the bacteria. This means cooking the ground beef to 160 degrees.
What is the best rice to use?
I usually use white rice, but you can use whatever type of rice you like. This dish will work well with brown rice or jasmine rice as well.
Can You Make This Dish with Ground Turkey Instead?
If you have ground turkey on hand or find it on sale, you can absolutely make this recipe using it instead. It is a great way to add different nutrition to the recipe or use ingredients you already have on hand.
Ingredients Needed to Make Beef and Pepper Rice Bowls
- Onion, diced
- Green Bell Pepper, diced
- Red Bell Pepper, diced
- Jalapeno, diced
- Ground Beef
- Soy Sauce
- Garlic Powder
(Actual measurements are in the recipe card below.)
How to Make Beef and Pepper Rice Bowls
- In a large frying pan or large skillet over medium heat, melt butter.
- Add onion, green bell pepper, red bell pepper, and jalapeno and cook for 5 minutes. Add ground beef.
- Cook until ground beef is fully cooked and vegetables are tender.
- Drain and return to pan.
- Add soy sauce and seasonings. Mix until well combined.
- Serve with cooked rice.
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- 2 tbsp butter
- 1 medium onion, diced
- 1 green bell pepper, diced
- 1 red bell pepper, diced
- 1 jalapeno, diced
- 1 lb ground beef
- ½ cup soy sauce
- 1 tbsp garlic powder
- 1 tsp salt
- 2 tsp pepper
- Optional: rice
In a large pan, melt butter.
Add onion, green bell pepper, red bell pepper, and jalapeno and cook for 5 minutes. Add ground beef.
Cook until ground beef is fully cooked and vegetables are tender.
Drain and return to pan.
Add soy sauce and seasonings. Mix until well combined.
Serve with cooked rice
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