Minced meat with rice

  • Servings : 3
  • Prep Time : 5m
  • Cook Time : 30m
  • Ready In : 1:35 h
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Want a quick recipe to prepare for your friends? This recipe of minced meat with rice is perfect for you! Is simple, tasty and everyone will love it…

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  • 150 grams (5 1/3 ounces) minced beef
  • 150 grams (5 1/3 ounces) minced pork
  • 1 medium ripe tomato
  • 2 medium onions
  • 3 cloves of garlic
  • Pepper (to taste)
  • 100 ml (1/2 cup) olive oil
  • Nutmeg (to taste)
  • Oregano (to taste)
  • 150 grams (3/4 cup) rice
  • 1 teaspoon saffron
  • Salt (to taste)


    Step 1

    1. Mix the minced meat and season with chopped garlic, pepper, nutmeg and salt. Mix well the spices into the meat and let marinate about one hour.

    Step 2

    1. Put 50 ml (1/4 cup) olive oil, one chopped onion and the saffron in a saucepan and saute over low heat until the onion start to turn slightly golden. Add the rice and season with a little salt. Stir and fry for about 1 minute. Add the water (twice the rice volume) and boil over medium-high heat. When starts boiling, reduce to low heat and cook the rice about 10 minutes.

    Step 3

    1. Meanwhile, put the remaining olive oil, a chopped onion and the peeled tomato cut into small pieces in a frying pan and cook over low heat until the tomato start to break down, stirring occasionally. Add the meat, stir and cook over medium-low heat about 15 minutes, stirring occasionally.

    Step 4

    1. Turn off the heat, add the rice to the skillet and season with oregano. Mix the meat into the rice and serve.

Minced meat with rice | Food From Portugal

Minced meat with rice

Nutrition facts per serving (3 servings)

Calories: 659

Total Fat: 37 g(57%)

Saturated Fat: 6.5 g(32%)

Cholesterol: 81 mg(27%)

Sodium: 120 mg(5%)

Total Carbohydrate: 49.5 g(17%)

Protein: 33 g

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