Celebrate Saint Patrick’s Day with this healthy Irish-inspired meal.
- 1/2 lb. ground beef (90% lean)
- 1 onion (chopped)
- 1 garlic clove (minced)
- 1 16 oz. can tomatoes, low-sodium (diced)
- 1 cup tomato sauce (or tomato juice)
- 1 1/2 cups water
- 1/4 cup brown rice
- 1 cabbage head (small to medium, chopped in bite-sized pieces)
Brown ground beef in a skillet with onion and garlic. Drain off any fat. Place meat in a large pot and add water, tomatoes, tomato sauce (or juice) and cabbage. Cook until cabbage is almost tender. Add minute rice and cook five minutes longer. Serve.
Note: Minute rice and canned tomatoes combined with cabbage make this a quick and healthy recipe.
Makes 8 servings.
Per serving: 124 calories. Fat: 3 grams. Sodium: 173 milligrams. Fiber: 4 grams. Total Carbohydrates: 17 grams. Protein: 8 grams.
Recipe adapted from whatscooking.fns.usda.gov.