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Beef Fried Rice Recipe

I came up with recipe by experimenting—and it's become a family favorite. I often add whatever vegetables and seasonings I have on hand.—Cathy Wadden, Hamilton Ontario
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min. YIELD:8-10 servings


  • 1-1/2 pounds ground beef
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 cup finely chopped carrots
  • 1 cup finely chopped celery
  • 1/2 cup finely chopped onion
  • 3/4 cup chopped fresh mushrooms
  • 1/2 cup frozen peas, thawed
  • 1 tablespoon dried parsley flakes
  • 1 teaspoon dried basil
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground ginger
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 5 cups cooked long grain rice
  • 2 eggs, scrambled
  • 1/4 to 1/2 cup reduced-sodium soy sauce


  • 1. In a large skillet, brown beef. Drain all but 2-3 tablespoons fat. Stir-fry garlic, carrots, celery and onion. Add mushrooms and peas; cook until all vegetables are tender. Add parsley, basil, ginger, salt, pepper, rice and eggs; stir until well mixed. Add soy sauce and heat through. Yield: 8-10 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 each: 247 calories, 7g fat (3g saturated fat), 76mg cholesterol, 450mg sodium, 26g carbohydrate (2g sugars, 2g fiber), 17g protein.

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mother of 3 User ID: 1726536 40478
Reviewed Jun. 24, 2013

"Hubby said it was okay. He dislikes celery, onions & mushrooms, so I shelled sugar snap peas into the sauteing carrots. I forgot to use ginger & omitted the scrambled eggs. Added 1/3 cup beef broth before the soy sauce. He originally pronounced it to be 'vulture vomit' but ate 3 bowls. It is economical."

Edna Terry User ID: 4239087 18317
Reviewed Jun. 25, 2009

"I used 3 leftover hamburgers from a camping trip. (chopped them into cubes)

For veggies, I used garlic, carrots, broccoli and onions - what I had on hand.
I didn't use the soy sauce, put it on the table but no one used it.
Tasted great."

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