Taco Rice

Taco rice is a Mexican-Japanese fusion take on the popular taco! Choice taco fillings over a bed of white rice make a satisfying one-bowl lunch or dinner!

Course Main Entree
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 4 Servings
Calories 526 kcal
Author Lalaine


  • 1 tablespoon oil
  • 1 small onion, peeled and chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic, peeled and minced
  • 1 pound ground beef
  • 3 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 2 tablespoons tomato sauce
  • 1 tablespoon chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon cumin
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 2 cups cooked white rice
  • 1/2 iceberg lettuce, shredded
  • 2 Roma tomatoes, seeded and diced
  • 1/4 cup salsa
  • 4 tablespoons sour cream
  • 1/2 cup mozzarella cheese, shredded


  1. In a pan over medium heat, heat oil. Add onions and garlic and cook until softened.

  2. Add ground beef and cook, breaking with the back of a spoon, until lightly browned. 

  3. Add chili powder and cumin. Continue to cook, stirring occasionally, until cooked through.

  4. Add soy sauce and tomato sauce. Continue to cook until liquid is mostly absorbed. Season with salt and pepper to taste.

  5. Divide rice onto serving plates. Top each plate of rice with meat, lettuce, tomatoes, salsa, sour cream, and mozzarella cheese. Serve immediately.

Nutrition Facts
Taco Rice
Amount Per Serving
Calories 526 Calories from Fat 288
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 32g 49%
Saturated Fat 12g 60%
Cholesterol 97mg 32%
Sodium 1124mg 47%
Potassium 677mg 19%
Total Carbohydrates 30g 10%
Dietary Fiber 2g 8%
Sugars 4g
Protein 28g 56%
Vitamin A 29%
Vitamin C 9%
Calcium 15%
Iron 22%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.