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Zippy Beef Bake

 Zippy Beef Bake
"With its south-of-the-border flavor, this filling meal-in-one is a family favorite," related Gay Kelley of Tucson, Arizona. "In fact, we like it so much we have it about once a week!"
4 ServingsPrep: 15 min. Bake: 20 min.

Ingredients

  • 3/4 pound ground beef
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 2 medium zucchini, thinly sliced
  • 1/4 pound sliced fresh mushrooms, sliced
  • 2 tablespoons sliced green onions
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1-1/2 cups cooked rice
  • 1 can (4 ounces) chopped green chilies
  • 1/2 cup sour cream
  • 1 cup (4 ounces) shredded Monterey Jack cheese, divided

Directions

  • In a large skillet, cook beef over medium heat until no longer pink;
  • drain. Add the butter, zucchini, mushrooms and onions; cook and stir
  • until vegetables are tender. Drain. Stir in the chili powder, salt
  • and garlic powder. Add the rice, chilies, sour cream and half of the
  • cheese.
  • Transfer to a greased 2-qt. baking dish; sprinkle with remaining
  • cheese. Bake, uncovered, at 350° for 20-22 minutes or until
  • cheese is melted. Yield: 4 servings.
Nutritional Facts: 1 cup equals 462 calories,

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Zippy Beef Bake (continued)

Nutritional Facts: 27 g fat (15 g saturated fat), 109 mg cholesterol, 944 mg sodium, 23 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 29 g protein.