Beef & Vegetable Fried Rice
Pea pods add a nice crunch to this savory presentation of beef and vegetable fried rice.
- 1 lb ground beef
- 2 cloves garlic, minced
- 1 tsp grated fresh ginger or 1/4 teaspoon ground ginger
- 1 red bell pepper, cut into 1/2-inch pieces
- 1 package (6 ounces) frozen pea pods
- 3 cups cold cooked rice
- 3 Tbs soy sauce
- 2 tsp dark sesame oil
- 1/4 cup thinly sliced green onions
- Brown ground beef with garlic and ginger in large nonstick skillet over medium heat 8 to 10 minutes or until beef is not pink, breaking beef up into 3/4-inch crumbles. Remove beef with slotted spoon. Pour off drippings.
- Heat 2 tablespoons water in same skillet over medium-high heat until hot. Add bell pepper and pea pods; cook 3 minutes or until pepper is crisp-tender, stirring occasionally. Stir in rice, soy sauce and sesame oil.
- Return beef to skillet; heat through. Stir in green onions.
Recipe courtesy of the National Cattleman’s Beef Association
Calories from Fat 242 (47%)
(40%)Total Fat 26g
(49%)Saturated Fat 10g
Polyunsaturated Fat 2g
Monounsaturated Fat 11g
Total Carbohydrate 40g
(11%)Dietary Fiber 3g
Sugar Alcohols 0g
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