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Quick and Easy Hamburger Rice Dinner

I used to buy a lot of rice a roni type box mixes. Why did I buy them? They were cheap and you could find coupons for them.

But several months ago I found a recipe for homemade rice/pasta type dish. We really enjoy it as a side dish. It is really good. And really it is much better then the packaged stuff. My husband even likes it. So, I decided to add meat to it to make it a main dish. I used the beef version and added about 1 pound of cooked ground beef.

It worked well. My kids loved it. I loved it because it made for a quick and frugal meal. I now always try to keep some of the mix made up so I can have a quick side dish or dinner ready if I need one.

So, give it a try as a side dish or a main dish it is really good.

Lynn's Kitchen Adventures


  1. We love eating the beef rice/pasta mix with hamburger added. If you like Asian food, it’s really yummy with a little soy sauce on it. So GOOD!

  2. Hi Lynn, the link is not working. Do you know what happened?

  3. I would like to see the recipe also, but the link still doesn’t work. Is this recipe posted somewhere else?

    • @Lorrie, I think I now have the link fixed, but here it is again. I hope this is the onehttps://www.lynnskitchenadventures.com/2008/11/homemade-rice-a-roni-mix.html that you are looking for.

  4. Great! Thanks so much Lynn — I’m putting it on my menu for next week.
    Nice blog! ๐Ÿ™‚

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