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Beef, Zucchini and Rice Neapolitan

No recipe image available.A quick and simple entrée of Italian seasoned ground beef, tender slices of zucchini and mushrooms in a red wine sauce, served over rice.

Recipe Ingredients:

1 1/2 pounds lean ground beef
5 cups sliced zucchini (about 1 1/2 pounds)
1 (4-ounce) jar pimientos, chopped (1/2 cup)
1 medium onion, chopped
1 (4-ounce) can sliced mushrooms, drained
2 cloves garlic, minced
1 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon basil leaves
1/2 teaspoon oregano leaves
1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
3 beef bouillon cubes
1/2 cup dry red wine
3 cups hot cooked rice

Cooking Directions:

  1. Cook beef in 10-inch skillet until meat is no longer pink, stirring to crumble; drain.
  2. Add zucchini, pimientos, onion, mushrooms, garlic, salt, basil, oregano, pepper, bouillon cubes and wine to skillet. Cover and simmer 30 minutes, or until zucchini is tender crisp.
  3. Serve over fluffy rice.

Makes 6 servings.

Recipe provided courtesy of USA Rice Federation.