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Bowl of cheesy rice with beef topped with shredded lettuce, diced tomatoes and sour cream.

Queso Rice with Ground Beef

This one pot Queso Rice with Ground Beef is a deliciously simple 30 minute meal that the whole family will love. Grab the simple ingredients and get cooking.
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Keyword queso rice
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 6 servings
Author Meghan Payne-Hensley


  • 1 Tablespoon olive oil
  • 3/4 cup diced onion
  • 1 pound ground beef
  • 1 ounce packet taco seasoning or 1/4 cup homemade
  • 1 cup white rice
  • 2 cups beef stock
  • 2/3 cup queso dip
  • diced tomatoes
  • shredded lettuce
  • sour cream
  • sliced avocado


  • Heat a large skillet or dutch oven over medium heat. Once hot, add the olive oil. Add diced onion and saute until slightly softened, 1 to 2 minutes. Add ground beef and break up with a wooden spoon. Cook until no longer pink.
  • Stir in taco seasoning, rice and beef stock. Bring to a simmer. Cover and cook for 20 minutes.
  • Remove from heat and stir in the queso dip. Portion out into bowls and top with desired toppings.