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Beef & Mushroom Risotto

Beef & Mushroom RisottoA fast and tasty ground beef and rice skillet meal. Add a tossed green salad and call the family to supper!

Recipe Ingredients:

1 (5.5-ounce) package risotto mix with garden vegetables
1 pound lean ground beef
1 1/2 cups sliced mushrooms
1 cup chopped red bell pepper
2 cloves garlic, crushed
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
2 tablespoon freshly grated Parmesan cheese
1 tablespoon chopped fresh basil

Cooking Directions:

  1. Prepare risotto mix according to package directions.
  2. Meanwhile in large nonstick skillet, brown ground beef, mushrooms, bell pepper and garlic over medium heat 8-10 minutes or until beef is no longer pink, breaking beef up into small crumbles.
  3. Pour off drippings. Season with salt and pepper
  4. Stir risotto into beef mixture. Sprinkle with cheese and basil.

Makes 4 servings.

Tip: Look for packaged risotto mix in the rice section of your supermarket. Risotto may be flavored with ingredients such as vegetables, cheese, herbs, etc.

Recipe and photograph courtesy of The Beef Checkoff.