Jenny’s Recipes | Mexican Beef & Beans with Rice

Jenny’s Recipes | Mexican Beef & Beans with Rice

At Jenny’s we love to keep the children excited at meal times by serving a variety of food from different cultures. One of the favourites from across our Maiden Gully centre is Mexican Beef and Rice!


  • 1 tbsp. extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1 large onion, chopped
  • 500g. minced beef
  • 1 can refried beans
  • 1 sachet taco seasoning
  • 1 can of crushed tomatoes
  • 1 cup of beef stock
  • ½ cup tomato paste
  • Fresh veggies – we use: carrot, zucchini, corn.
  • Sour cream
  • Shredded Cheese
  • White rice


  1. In a large pan over medium heat, heat extra-virgin olive oil. Add onion and cook FOR 2 minutes, then add minced beef and cook, breaking up with a wooden spoon, until no longer pink. Add beef stock.
  2. Add vegetables cut to preferred size and stir through.
  3. Add crushed tomatoes, taco seasoning, tomato paste and stir through. Add beans.
  4. Bring to a simmer, and let simmer for 15minutes.
  5. Stir through sour cream. 6. Serve with white/brown rice and top with cheese! ENJOY!