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Mr. Food: Garden Spanish Rice

Monday, July 02, 2012

Mr. Food has a way to get more veggies into meals without losing the taste.

Serves: 6

Cooking Time: 30 min

Ingredients:
  • 1 1/2 pounds ground beef
  • 1 onion, coarsely chopped
  • 2 (14-ounce) cans stewed tomatoes, not drained
  • 2 cups water
  • 1 1/4 cups long-grain rice
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 2 zucchini, cut into 1/2-inch chunks

    Instructions:
    1. In a soup pot, brown ground beef and onion over medium-high heat 4 to 5 minutes, stirring frequently. Drain off excess liquid.

    2. Add remaining ingredients except the zucchini; bring to a boil.

    3. Reduce heat to low, cover, and simmer 10 minutes. Add zucchini and continue cooking 10 additional minutes, or until rice is tender.

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