Friday, February 28, 2014

Ground Beef Risotto

Jana here with an 'encore recipe'!  I originally posted this recipe a year and a half ago, and we have eaten it several times since then!  It is easy to make, the kids love it, and it's healthy!  If you give it a try, leave a comment and let us know!

Ground Beef Risotto

1 pound lean ground beef (or turkey)
1/4 cup chopped onion
2 cloves minced garlic
1/4 teaspoon black pepper
1 cup uncooked rice (I used brown rice)
3 1/2 cups beef broth (from 32 ounce container)
1/2 cup shredded carrot
1/2 cup shredded parmesan cheese

1. In a medium skillet, cook beef, onion, garlic, and pepper ove medium heat.  Cook until the beef is browned.  Drain if necessary.

2. Stir in rice.  Cook 2 minutes, stirring constantly.

3. Stir in broth, and heat to boiling. Reduce heat to medium-low, cover, and simmer for 10 minutes.

4. Stir in carrot. Cook uncovered for 5-7 minutes, or until most liquid is absorbed.

5. Remove skillet from heat, and stir in cheese. Cover, let stand for 3 minutes.


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