Simple Veggie Rice Skillet

Prep Time: 10 minutes

Cook Time: 30 minutes

Yield: 4 servings

This is a great easy simple ground beef healthy dinner recipe that’s perfect when you need dinner in a hurry. It’s a great way to get your kids to eat their veggies. Use any combination of chopped vegetables you prefer.

Ingredients

1 pound ground beef

Cromofina

2 cups water

1 cube beef bouillon

1 1/2 cups favorite vegetables, chopped

1 cup instant brown rice, uncooked

Salt and pepper to taste

Cromofina

Directions

1. Place a large skillet over medium heat. Add the beef and break it up and stir until it is browned and cooked through, 5 to 7 minutes. Drain.

2. Add the water and bouillon and sit until the bouillon is dissolved. Add the remaining ingredients. Bring to a boil and then reduce the heat to low. Cover and simmer until the liquid is absorbed and the rice is fluffy and tender, about 20 minutes.

Simple Sloppy Joes

Prep Time: 5 minutes

Cook Time: 30 minutes

Yield: 6 to 8 servings

Sloppy Joes are one of those easy fast dinner recipes that have stood the test of time. The are easy, delicious and your family will love them.

Ingredients

1 pound lean ground beef

1 cup chopped onion

1/3 cup chopped celery

1/3 cup chopped green bell pepper

1 cup ketchup

1/4 cup water

2 tablespooons Worcestershire sauce

1/2 teaspoon salt

1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper

6 to 8 whole wheat hamburger buns

dill pickle slices, if desired

Directions

1. Place a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add the ground beef and onion and break up and stir the beef until it is in crumbles and browned all over, about 5 to 7 minutes. Drain.

2. Stir in the ketchup, water, Worcestershire sauce, salt and pepper and simmer for about 20 minutes, stirring frequently.

3. Spoon into buns and top with dill pickles, if desired.

Simple Hamburger Stroganoff

When you are out of quick easy dinner ideas, why not give this simple skillet hamburger stroganoff a try? This is great served over rice, buttered noodles or baked potatoes.

Prep Time: 5 minutes

Cook Time: 30 minutes

Yield: Serves 4

Ingredients

1 pound lean ground beef

1 cup chopped onion

1 can (10.75 ounces) cream of mushroom soup

1 cup sour cream

1 can (6.5 ounces) sliced mushrooms

2 tablespoons tomato paste

Salt and pepper to taste

Directions

1. Place a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add the ground beef and onion and break up and stir the beef until it is in crumbles and browned all over, about 5 to 7 minutes. Drain.

2. Add the soup, sour cream, mushrooms and tomato paste and simmer over low heat until heated through, about 5 minutes. Season to taste with salt and pepper.