Rice and Beef Skillet (03.14.14)

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  • 1 lb. lean ground beef (93% lean)
  • 1 cup white mushrooms, chopped
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 2 cups lower sodium beef broth
  • 1 can (14.5 oz,) diced tomatoes, undrained
  • 1-1/2 cups instant brown rice, uncooked
  • 3 green onions, chopped
  • 1/4 cup cilantro or parsley, diced (optional)
  • Salt and pepper, to taste


Cook beef and mushrooms with garlic powder, onion powder, thyme, salt and pepper in deep 12-inch skillet over medium-high heat until beef is crumbled and no longer pink. Add all remaining ingredients to skillet. Stir to combine.

Bring to a boil. Cover and reduce heat to medium-low. Cook 5 minutes or until rice is tender. Top with green onions and cilantro or parsley, if using.

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