Zucchini-Beef-Rice Skillet

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Ground beef, zucchini, fire roasted tomatoes and rice cooked together for an easy one skillet entrée

  • 1 pound ground round beef (85% lean)
  • 2 cups quartered lengthwise, sliced zucchini (2 cups = 1-1/2 med)
  • 1/2 cup chopped onion
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 can (14.5 oz each) Hunt's® Fire Roasted Diced Tomatoes with Garlic, undrained
  • 1 cup water
  • 1-1/2 cups instant white rice, uncooked
  • 3/4 cup shredded Cheddar and Monterey Jack cheese blend

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  1. Cook beef, zucchini, onion and salt in large skillet over medium-high heat 7 minutes or until beef is crumbled and no longer pink, stirring occasionally; drain. Add undrained tomatoes and water. Increase heat and bring to a boil.
  2. Add rice; stir well. Cover; remove from heat and let stand 7 minutes or until liquid is absorbed. Sprinkle with cheese.
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Barb August 08, 2016

love it s just like stuffed zucchini with out turning the oven on. added some summer squash because i have so much of both from the garden. and some mushrooms and seasonings . will make it again!

Pauline February 16, 2016

Nice dish but definetly need more flavor...added pasta sauce...garlic plus and Hoisin sauce.

Overloaded with Zucchini August 03, 2015

I cooked the onion and hamburger together, then sauteed the zucchini separately with a little olive oil and garlic. Dish is good, but needs more zip. Will add more garlic and maybe a touch of chili powder next time. Definitely a keeper.

lisa October 27, 2014

OMG, my family love this recipe just as it is... The only thing i would change is to make more than the recipe calls for...lol

50 in Colorado August 16, 2014

This recipe is great if you have been advised that it is medically necessary to eat bland foods

Lisa January 01, 2014

This recipe was great! I added mushrooms and used brown minute rice instead of white. Very good... we topped it with some sour cream. YUM!! This could easily be made into a Mexican dish with a little spice and by adding bell peppers...