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Cajun Beef and Rice

Cajun Beef and Rice
  • Prep 10 min
  • Total 0 min
  • Servings 2

Looking for a Cajun- styled recipe for dinner tonight? Enjoy this delicious rice and veggies dish that’s cooked in a skillet with ground beef - ready in just 10 minutes! ...MORE+ LESS-

Ingredients

1/4
pound extra-lean ground beef
1
small stalk celery, chopped (1/4 cup)
1
small onion, chopped (1/4 cup)
1
teaspoon Cajun seasonings blend
1
cup uncooked instant rice
1/4
cup chopped green bell pepper
1/2
cup water
4
medium fresh or 1/2 cup frozen (thawed) okra, sliced
1
medium tomato, chopped (1/2 cup)
1
can (11 1/2 ounces) lightly tangy eight-vegetable juice

Steps

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  • 1
    Heat 10-inch nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Cook ground beef, celery, onion and Cajun seasoning blend, stirring frequently, 4 minutes or until beef is brown and vegetables are tender.
  • 2
    Stir in remaining ingredients. Reduce heat to medium-low. Cover and cook 5 minutes or until rice is tender.

Expert Tips

  • Okra does double duty in this hearty main dish; it adds wonderful flavor and texture, and also thickens the sauce.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
380
Calories from Fat
65
% Daily Value
Total Fat
7g
Saturated Fat
3g
Cholesterol
35mg
Sodium
590mg
Total Carbohydrate
65g
Dietary Fiber
5g
Protein
19g
% Daily Value*:
Iron
26%
26%
Exchanges:
4 Starch; 1 Vegetable; 1 Very Lean Meat;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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