Beefy Rice Skillet

Beefy Rice Skillet

Turn a rice and pasta blend into an easy main dish by stirring in hearty ground beef and colorful vegetables.

Prep Time

10

Minutes

Total Time

40

Minutes

Makes

4

servings

1
pound lean ground beef
2 1/2
cups hot water
3/4
cup baby-cut carrots, cut lengthwise in half
1
tablespoon butter or margarine
1/4
teaspoon pepper
1
package (6.4 ounces) four-cheese rice and pasta blend
1 1/2
cups broccoli flowerets
1/2
cup cherry or grape tomatoes, cut in half
  1. Cook beef in 12-inch skillet over medium heat 8 to 10 minutes, stirring occasionally, until brown; drain.
  2. Stir water, carrots, butter, pepper, rice mixture and contents of seasoning packet into beef. Heat to boiling; reduce heat. Cover and cook about 15 minutes or until rice and carrots are almost tender.
  3. Stir in broccoli. Cover and cook 5 minutes or until crisp-tender. Stir in tomatoes. Cook uncovered about 1 minute or until heated.
Makes 4 servings
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
Substitution
If you're not thinking beef tonight, substitute ground turkey instead.
Time-Saver
Make this recipe even easier by simply purchasing already-cut veggies in the produce section or at the salad bar in the grocery store.
Serve-With
When the cook is looking for a fuss-free night, serve this family-pleasing skillet meal with your favorite bakery rolls, sliced tomatoes and cucumbers, and brownies.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 450
    • (Calories from Fat 205),
  • Total Fat 23g
    • (Saturated Fat 9g,),
  • Cholesterol 75mg;
  • Sodium 590mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 33g
    • (Dietary Fiber 3g,
  • Protein 28g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 2 Starch;
    • 1 Vegetable;
    • 1 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 2;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.