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Easy Beef Supper

Easy Beef Supper

5 Ratings
5 Ratings
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Easy Beef Supper
Makes: 6 Servings
Total Cost: $$$$

This is a favorite southwestern dish. Serve with vegetables for lunch or dinner. Adapted from a recipe by Phyllis Blackbear, Cheyenne Arapaho Tribes FDP.

Ingredients

  • 1 pound ground beef
  • 1 small onion, chopped
  • 1 bell pepper, chopped
  • 2 cans (about 30 ounces) low-sodium diced tomatoes, drained
  • 1 cup macaroni, uncooked
  • 2 1/2 cups low-sodium tomato juice
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon oregano (optional)
  • 1 can (about 15 ounces) low-sodium kidney beans, drained

Directions

  1. In a large pan, cook ground beef over medium heat for 8 to 10 minutes. Drain fat.
  2. Add onion, green pepper, and tomatoes to ground beef and cook until onion turns light brown.
  3. Turn down the heat to a simmer. Add macaroni, tomato juice, spices, and beans to the pan. Stir well.
  4. Cover the pan and simmer for about 20 minutes.
  5. Remove pan from heat, stir, and 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
USDA Food Distribution Program on Indian Reservations

Nutrition Information

Serving Size: 1 1/4 cup
Nutrients Amount
Total Calories 390
Total Fat 12 g
Saturated Fat 5 g
Cholesterol 51 mg
Sodium 394 mg
Carbohydrates 46 g
Dietary Fiber 9 g
Total Sugars 10 g
Added Sugars included 0 g
Protein 25 g
Vitamin D 0 mcg
Calcium 97 mg
Iron 5 mg
Potassium 958 mg
N/A - data is not available
Nutrients Amount
Total Calories 390
Total Fat 12 g
Saturated Fat 5 g
Monounsaturated Fat 4 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 1 g
Linoleic Acid 1 g
α-Linolenic Acid 0.1 g
Omega 3 - EPA 2 mg
Omega 3 - DHA 1 mg
Cholesterol 51 mg
Carbohydrates 46 g
Dietary Fiber 9 g
Total Sugars 10 g
Added Sugars included 0 g
Protein 25 g
Minerals
Calcium 97 mg
Potassium 958 mg
Sodium 394 mg
Copper 380 mcg
Iron 5 mg
Magnesium 73 mg
Phosphorus 278 mg
Selenium 26 mcg
Zinc 5 mg
Vitamins
Vitamin A 39 mcg RAE
Vitamin B6 0.6 mg
Vitamin B12 1.6 mg
Vitamin C 49 mg
Vitamin D 0 mcg
Vitamin E 2 mg
Vitamin K 13 mcg
Folate 117 mcg DFE
Thiamin 0.4 mg
Riboflavin 0.3 mg
Niacin 6 mg
Choline 89 mg
Note: only nutrients that are available will show on this display

MyPlate Food Groups

Vegetables 1 3/4 cups
Grains 1/2 ounces
Protein Foods 3 1/2 ounces
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