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Tomato Hamburger Topping

 Tomato Hamburger Topping
I created this recipe a few years ago, and it earned my a prize in a local cooking contest. You can also serve the topping over hot cooked noodles.— Irene Smith, Lidgerwood, North Dakota
4-5 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 25 min.


  • 1 pound ground beef
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 1 medium green pepper, chopped
  • 1 medium tomato, seeded and chopped
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 can (6 ounces) tomato paste
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • Hot cooked wild and long grain rice


  • In a large skillet, cook the beef and onion over medium heat until
  • meat is no longer pink; drain. Add the green pepper, tomato, water,
  • tomato paste, garlic powder, salt and pepper. Simmer, uncovered, for
  • 15 minutes or until heated through. Serve with rice. Yield: 3
  • cups.
Tomato Hamburger Topping would keep well in the freezer in an airtight container for up to 3 months.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (1/2 cup) equals 198 calories, 8 g fat (4 g saturated fat), 44 mg cholesterol, 326 mg sodium, 13 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 18 g protein.