Charlie's Beef-and-Zucchini Dish

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5 servings (serving size: 1 cup beef mixture, 1/2 cup rice, and about 1 tablespoon cheese)


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1 pound extra-lean ground beef
Cooking spray
3 cups diced zucchini (about 3 small)
2 garlic cloves, minced
1 teaspoon dried Italian seasoning
2 (8-ounce) cans tomato sauce
1 cup (4 ounces) shredded reduced-fat sharp cheddar cheese, divided
2 1/2 cups hot cooked rice


Cook beef in a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat until browned; stir to crumble. Drain well.

Wipe pan with paper towel. Coat with cooking spray; place over medium-high heat. Add zucchini and garlic; sauté 5 minutes. Add beef, seasoning, and sauce; bring to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer 5 minutes. Remove from heat. Add 2/3 cup cheese; stir until cheese melts. Serve over rice. Sprinkle with 1/3 cup cheese.

Created date

May 1998

Nutritional Information

Calories 355
Caloriesfromfat 26 %
Fat 10.3 g
Satfat 4.6 g
Monofat 3.6 g
Polyfat 0.5 g
Protein 30.3 g
Carbohydrate 35.2 g
Fiber 2.4 g
Cholesterol 71 mg
Iron 4.2 mg
Sodium 759 mg
Calcium 250 mg