1 lb. ground beef
2 cups water
14.5 oz. can diced tomatoes
1 large green pepper, diced into large pieces
1 1/2 tsp salt
1/2 tsp basil
1/2 tsp pepper
2 cups uncooked instant rice
Brown ground beef. Drain. Set aside, keeping warm.
Meanwhile, combine water, tomatoes, green pepper, and seasonings in large pan. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer, uncovered, until peppers are tender. Stir in rice; cover and remove from heat. Let stand for 5 minutes.
Stir in beef. Return to stove and heat through, if necessary.