Beef Rice Skillet Meal In No Time at All

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Doesn't everyone have an Aunt Bee? This beef and rice skillet meal is just the kind of recipe you know you would get from her house. Warm and filling and just the right blend of comfort food. Aunt Bee would push you to eat more, and you would leave her house with kisses and feel so stuffed you thought you would never eat again. That is until Aunt Bee invited you over for dinner the next time. This recipe is that yummy and fun meal that everyone always enjoys and feels good after eating. The good thing about this delicious beef and rice recipe is all the good ground beef nutrition and the nutritional value in beef that you get.

This recipe suggests that you use a pre-packaged rice dish such as Uncle Ben's variety. There is quite a range of rice combinations available this way. They are handy to have on hand when you are just too rushed to make the full meal deal, and they are tasty and delicious. In this recipe, you could choose regular quick rice or even a multi-grain variety. Brown the meat and add the seasonings, serve with rice and this meal is good to go. It's a great meal because it also freezes well. It can be served at both lunch and dinner and is good to bring to BBQs or other friendly gatherings. Skillet meals are quick and delicious combinations to prepare for your family. A few onions, your favorite meat or fish, and a base of some liquid (it can be tomato, cream, vegetable stock and so on). Serve the result over noodles, with potatoes or rice, or even over toast, whichever is your family's favorite and you have a surprising balance of protein, carbs and fats. Making a meal that tastes good and is good for you is easier than you think.

When you add beef to a recipe you know you are getting plenty of ground beef nutrition. Beef is a part of the Meat and Alternatives food group. There is plenty of nutritional value in beef. The meat is very nutrient-rich, offering 14 essential nutrients to include protein, iron, zinc, B vitamins and more. When you eat beef, you feel full longer. Feeling full longer can help with weight control. When it comes to the nutritional value of beef, the package label on beef will say if it is regular, medium, lean or extra lean. The amount of nutritional value in beef and ground beef nutrition will vary, with lean and extra-lean ground beef being lower in fat than medium and regular ground beef.

Thank you to Aunt Bee on the Aunt Bee's Recipes site for sharing this beef and rice recipe. Aunt Bee started reading food blogs and watching cooking shows and scouring the Internet for all things to do with food. Eventually, she learned to cook well enough that people started asking her for her recipes, and she fell in love with the whole process. Some of the recipes you will find on her site include beef recipes, chicken recipes, pork recipes, casserole recipes, soup recipes, stew recipes, dessert recipes, dip recipes and more. *

Nutrition Facts of Beef and Rice Skillet from Aunt Bee's Recipes
Ingredients: Ground beef, celery, mushrooms, onion, garlic cloves, canned tomato sauce, diced tomatoes, bouillon cubes, water, Minute rice.
* Percentages (%) are based on a 2000 calorie diet * The entire recipe has been calculated for 4 servings *Per Serving:
Calories 569, Calories from Fat 158, Total Fat 17.5g 27%, Saturated Fat 8.9g 45%, Cholesterol 131mg 44%, Sodium 1280mg 53%, Potassium 1393mg 40%, Carbohydrates 52.9g 18%, Dietary Fiber 4.8g 19%, Sugars 10.0g, Protein 49.6g, Vitamin A 31%, Vitamin C 43%, Calcium 26%, Iron 148%

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