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Dirty Rice

Dirty Rice

10 Ratings
10 Ratings
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Dirty Rice
Makes: 6 Servings
Total Cost: $$$$

Dirty rice is a flavorful way to spice up your main dishes. It is also a good way to serve leftovers; cooked chicken or ham can be used in place of ground beef.

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons dried egg mix (or 1 egg)
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 1/4 pound ground beef
  • 1/2 onion, finely chopped
  • 1/2 green pepper, chopped
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 1/2 can low-sodium peas, drained (about 8 ounces)
  • 1/2 can low-sodium kidney beans, drained (about 8 ounces )
  • 4 cups cooked rice, cold
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper

Directions

  1. In a small bowl, combine dried egg mix and water. Mix well and set aside.
  2. In a large skillet, cook ground beef, onion, and green pepper in oil over medium heat for about 10 minutes.
  3. Add dried egg mix to skillet. Scramble eggs over medium heat for about 5 minutes.
  4. Add peas and beans to skillet. Cook for about 5 minutes.
  5. Add rice and pepper to skillet. Stir to break up any clumps of rice. Cook for about 5 minutes. Serve hot.

Notes

Tip for cooking ground beef: The recommended safe minimum internal temperature for ground beef is 160 degrees F, as measured with a food thermometer.

Source:

A Harvest of Recipes with USDA Foods.

Nutrition Information

Serving Size: 1 cup
Nutrients Amount
Total Calories 308
Total Fat 10 g
Saturated Fat 2 g
Cholesterol 65 mg
Sodium 131 mg
Carbohydrates 43 g
Dietary Fiber 4 g
Total Sugars 3 g
Added Sugars included 0 g
Protein 12 g
Calcium 37
Iron 2
Potassium 267 mg
N/A - data is not available
Nutrients Amount
Total Calories 308
Total Fat 10 g
Saturated Fat 2 g
Monounsaturated Fat 3 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 3 g
Linoleic Acid 2 g
α-Linolenic Acid 0.3 g
Omega 3 - EPA 0 mg
Omega 3 - DHA 0 mg
Cholesterol 65 mg
Carbohydrates 43 g
Dietary Fiber 4 g
Total Sugars 3 g
Added Sugars included 0 g
Protein 12 g
Minerals
Calcium 37
Potassium 267 mg
Sodium 131 mg
Copper 231 mcg
Iron 2
Magnesium 75 mg
Phosphorus 204 mg
Selenium 20 mcg
Zinc 2 mg
Vitamins
Vitamin A 16 mcg RAE
Vitamin B6 0.3 mg
Vitamin B12 0.5 mg
Note: only nutrients that are available will show on this display

MyPlate Food Groups

Vegetables 1/2 cups
Grains 1 1/2 ounces
Protein Foods 1 1/2 ounces
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