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Sweet-and-Sour Supper Recipe

Sweet-and-Sour Supper Recipe

My mother shared this recipe, whick I've been making for my family for years. The homemade swee-and-sour sauce is the key to this dish's success.Dorothy Reimer, Dewberry, Alberta
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. Bake: 30 min. YIELD:4-6 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 pound ground turkey or beef
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  • 1-1/2 teaspoons chili powder
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons dried oregano
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons salt
  • Pepper to taste
  • 3 cups cooked long grain rice
  • 1 can (7 ounces) mushroom stems and pieces, drained
  • 1 medium green pepper, sliced
  • SAUCE:
  • 1 cup plus 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 1/3 cup cornstarch
  • 2-1/2 cups cold water
  • 1/3 cup white vinegar
  • 1/3 cup ketchup
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons salt
  • Pepper to taste

Directions

  • 1. In a large skillet, cook beef over medium heat until meat is no longer pink; drain. Stir in the chili powder, oregano, salt and pepper.
  • 2. In a greased 3-qt. baking dish, layer the rice, beef mixture, mushrooms and green pepper; set aside. In a large saucepan, combine sugar and cornstarch; stir in the remaining sauce ingredients until smooth. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 2 minutes or until thickened.
  • 3. Pour over layered ingredients. Bake, uncovered, at 350° for 30 minutes or until heated through. Yield: 4-6 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 each) equals 424 calories, 7 g fat (3 g saturated fat), 37 mg cholesterol, 1,518 mg sodium, 73 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 17 g protein.