Ground beef, zucchini, tomatoes and rice are sautéed to perfection.

Recipe Summary

prep:
10 mins
cook:
15 mins
additional:
5 mins
total:
30 mins
Servings:
4
Yield:
4 servings
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Ingredients

4
Original recipe yields 4 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • Brown ground beef in skillet over medium to medium-high heat, stirring to crumble. Transfer browned beef to a bowl.

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  • Melt butter the same skillet; add zucchini and saute until just slightly softened, about 5 minutes.

  • Return ground beef to skillet along with dried onions, water, Knorr® Rice SidesTM- Beef, chopped tomatoes, and Worcestershire sauce. Bring to a boil over high heat. Reduce heat to low; cover and cook for 7 minutes. Top with cheese. Let sit 5 minutes before serving.

Nutrition Facts

539 calories; protein 30.3g 61% DV; carbohydrates 37.2g 12% DV; fat 29.5g 45% DV; cholesterol 105.4mg 35% DV; sodium 861.7mg 35% DV. Full Nutrition

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Rating: 5 stars
02/23/2018
I made significant changes to this recipe so please note the changes. I used 1 medium yellow onion cooked with the beef instead of dried. I diced the zucchini small and added it to the beef when the beef was still a little pink. I didn't have the specialty rice on hand so I used 1 C rice a beef bouillon cube in its place. I also used 1 C of canned diced tomatoes instead of fresh. I let it simmer it for 10 minutes not 7. My family loved it and gobbled it up. Read More
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11 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 10
  • 4 star values: 1
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  • 1 star values: 0
Rating: 5 stars
02/22/2018
I made significant changes to this recipe so please note the changes. I used 1 medium yellow onion cooked with the beef instead of dried. I diced the zucchini small and added it to the beef when the beef was still a little pink. I didn't have the specialty rice on hand so I used 1 C rice a beef bouillon cube in its place. I also used 1 C of canned diced tomatoes instead of fresh. I let it simmer it for 10 minutes not 7. My family loved it and gobbled it up. Read More
(5)
Rating: 5 stars
12/15/2016
I made this recipe with 2 pounds of ground beef 1 zucchini 3/4 can diced petite tomatoes 1/4 dice onion and 5.5oz jasmine rice because that is all I had but the recipe came out good. I followed the directions from this recipe just using my ingredients. It was very easy but NY rice did take 15-20 minutes instead of 7. Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
11/20/2017
This was a super easy busy weekday meal. Instead of the Knorr Rice Sides (because I didn't have it) I used 3/4 cup white rice & cooked it in beef broth instead of water. I will definitely be saving this one! Read More
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Rating: 4 stars
07/29/2018
Great meal....I changed it a bit for the ingredients on hand but we both loved it! Read More
Rating: 5 stars
06/19/2018
I increased the portions a bit to be able to feed my growing boys. I didn't have the Knorr side dish so I used 2 cups o instant rice and added beef bouillon to the two cups of (boiling) water. The whole family loved the taste...of course my kids complained about zucchini being in it but they ate it any way. Read More
Rating: 5 stars
07/23/2019
Easy and tasty. Seems like it could be very adaptable and any vegetable could be used in place of the zucchini. The cheese at the end really ties the whole dish together. Bites without the cheese could use a bit of salt. I also used ground turkey instead of ground beef but I didn t feel like I was missing anything. Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
01/10/2017
I sautéed onions with the ground meat replacing the minced onions. It was a good and quick weekday meal to prepare. Read More
Rating: 5 stars
03/10/2017
This turned out wonderful. I am always searching for gluten free recipes. I used a different kind of rice cilantro lime but it had a great flavor and so easy to make. Adding it to my favorites Read More
Rating: 5 stars
03/09/2019
Very good; there were no leftovers lol. Only thing I did differently was sub white rice and beef bouillon for the rice packet. Read More