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Fiesta Fry Pan Dinner

Taco seasoning mix adds fast flavor to this speedy skillet dish from Leota Shaffer. "It's so easy to make that I fix it frequently," says the Sterling, Virginia cook. "All I need is salad and dessert, and the meal is ready."
  • Total Time
    Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
  • Makes
    6 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 pound ground turkey or beef
  • 1/2 cup chopped onion
  • 1 envelope taco seasoning
  • 1-1/2 cups water
  • 1-1/2 cups sliced zucchini
  • 1 can (14-1/2 ounces) stewed tomatoes, undrained
  • 1 cup frozen corn
  • 1-1/2 cups uncooked instant rice
  • 1 cup shredded cheddar cheese

Directions

  • In a skillet, cook turkey and onion until meat is no longer pink; drain if necessary. Stir in the taco seasoning, water, zucchini, tomatoes and corn; bring to a boil. Add rice. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 5 minutes or until rice is tender and liquid is absorbed. Sprinkle with cheese; cover and let stand until the cheese is melted.
Nutrition Facts
1 cup: 377 calories, 17g fat (8g saturated fat), 71mg cholesterol, 651mg sodium, 38g carbohydrate (7g sugars, 2g fiber), 20g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3 lean meat, 2 starch.

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