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Old 03-03-2011, 09:48 AM   #11
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The first main course I ever made was ground beef and rice. Hamburger rice ring.

Brown about 1.5 cups of raw rice in a cast iron skillet in a little oil or bacon grease. When its golden push it to the edges of the pan so it forms a ring. In the empty center of the pan, pour a little more oil and put your ground beef and onions in there to brown. Cook until no longer pink and the onions are translucent. Remove from heat. Take 4 cups of tomato juice and add some seasonings (oregano/basil, or a mexican flavor of cumin and chili work nicely) and then pour over the whole skillet full of yumminess. Place in the oven at 350 for about an hour. The rice will absorb the tomato juice and its a lovely cold weather meal.

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Old 03-10-2011, 06:33 PM   #12
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I forgot to post .. but I put the GB in a bowl, sprinkled some McCormics Montreal Steak Seasoning on it, mixed/folded it all together. Pre heated my CI pan with lil bit of canola oil & browned the GB. I also added 3 or 4 cloves of garlic, diced. After it was all cooked, I drained the excess grease & tossed in some chopped onion. Then added some chopped peppers. Then poured in a jar of Ragu sauce. While that was simmering, I boiled some water & cooked about 8oz of the spiraly pasta. When done, I poured in about a quart of cold water .. then drained the pasta. Put it back in the pot & dumped the GB & sauce in with it.

Sorry no pics .. but it came out great! I might try the same thing with some chicken breasts.

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Old 03-10-2011, 06:48 PM   #13
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If I'm following you, Josh, we here by the Great Lakes call that goulash. Others call is American chop suey. Good stuff for sure!
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Old 03-10-2011, 06:52 PM   #14
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mmm i love rice and ground beef. usually i just make some rice in one pot. then in a pan brown the beef, add some onions a clove of garlic, brown the beef, add some corn and maybe a can of black beans or pinto, add a dash of hot sauce, garlic salt, pepper. When it's cooked either put some beef stuff on top of the rice or just mix it all together. so yummy. a fried egg on top also makes it yummier.
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Old 03-14-2011, 06:18 PM   #15
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With ground beef I`ll often make Shepherd`s Pie. I always top mine with a bit of cheese, adds that bit of extra flavour ;)
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Old 03-14-2011, 07:15 PM   #16
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I usually make Bibimbap with ground beef, or nacho's
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Old 03-14-2011, 07:52 PM   #17
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Originally Posted by Saphellae View Post
I usually make Bibimbap with ground beef, or nacho's
I'll bite. What's bibimbap?
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Old 03-14-2011, 08:06 PM   #18
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Cabbage Roll Soup.
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Old 03-20-2011, 06:01 AM   #19
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Originally Posted by Joshatdot
besides burgers .. and I do not know how to make meat loaf.

I have a big bag of Basmati rice .. some baby carrots, celery .. prolly some other stuff.

I have not heard of any ground beef & rice dishes.
I love cooking meatloaf. It's one of our favorite meals in our family.

2 lbs of ground beef
2 eggs
4 pieces of white bread
Worcestershire sauce

Preheat oven to 350 degrees

In a casserole dish take ground beef and spread it around the casserole dish. Then you take the 4 slices of white bread and break apart into ground beef. Crack the 2 eggs onto the ground beef also. And pour in a little ketchup and some worcestershire sauce. Then mix with your hands, and make sure when finished
spread around casserole dish.

Put in oven and back for about 40 minutes. Make sure to pour grease off a couple of times while cooking.

When it's done... Pour ketchup on the top, as much as you like. I normally put enough to cover the top.

And your done. I normally serve mine with mashed potatoes, corn & okra. Makes a delicious meal my family loves!
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Old 03-20-2011, 06:23 AM   #20
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Dirty Rice, just sub the GB for the chicken livers. May have to play with the seasoning a little and deal with fat removal, but I think you'll be pleasantly surprised at the results.


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