Wednesday, March 24, 2010

Unfried Rice

This recipe is great for those of you that love fried rice, but wish it was a little more healthy. You can substitute items to suit your tastes. You could opt for other vegetables, different grains of rice, shredded chicken, or soy sauce if that suits your tastes.

Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Servings: 8
1 pound ground beef
1/2 large onion, chopped
3 cups instant white rice (or rice of your choice
2 cans (14 1/2 oz) chicken broth
2 cups frozen mixed vegetables
salt, to taste
1. In a large saucepan, brown ground beef with onions ans salt until meat no longer pink and drain excess fat. Return meat to saucepan.
2. Meanwhile, cook instant rice according to box directions, but substitute the two cans of broth for the water in the recipe.
3. Cook vegetables in microwave according to bag directions.
4. Combine all ingredients into the saucepan and heat thoroughly until excess liquid absorbed.
5. Enjoy!

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