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Easy dinner ideas - my favorite type! Make this Porcupines in a Skillet and everyone in your family will be happy.
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Porcupines in a Skillet

This Porcupines in a Skillet recipe is both quick and easy. Plus it's in one pan and your whole family will love it!
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time25 mins
0 mins
Total Time35 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Porcupines in a Skillet
Servings: 4 servings
Calories: 549kcal
Author: Mique Provost


  • 1 lb ground beef
  • 1 package dry onion soup mix
  • 1 1/2 c hot water
  • 3/4 c long grain rice uncooked
  • 16 oz tomatoes (can)
  • 1 c cheese shredded
  • 1 small can mushrooms (optional, I don't normally add these)


  • In a large skillet, crumble beef and brown.
  • Drain and stir in onion soup mix, water, tomatoes (optional mushrooms).
  • Add rice and stir.
  • Cover and cook on low heat for 25 minutes or until rice is tender.
  • Sprinkle with cheese, melt and serve.



Calories: 549kcal | Carbohydrates: 32g | Protein: 29g | Fat: 32g | Saturated Fat: 14g | Cholesterol: 110mg | Sodium: 283mg | Potassium: 642mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 1230IU | Vitamin C: 15.5mg | Calcium: 248mg | Iron: 3mg