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Arabic Beef And Rice

Yield 5 servings (serving size: 1 cup beef mixture and 1 tablespoon vinegar)

Ingredients

  • 1 pound ground round or lean ground lamb
  • 1 cup chopped onion
  • 2 cups water
  • 1 cup uncooked basmati or long-grain rice
  • 2 teaspoons beef-flavored bouillon granules
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons garlic powder
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground allspice
  • Cooking spray
  • 1/2 cup golden raisins
  • 1/4 cup pine nuts, toasted
  • 5 tablespoons seasoned rice vinegar

Nutrition Information

  • calories 417
  • fat 12.1 g
  • satfat 2.9 g
  • protein 25.1 g
  • carbohydrate 52.1 g
  • cholesterol 53 mg
  • iron 4.5 mg
  • sodium 723 mg
  • caloriesfromfat 26 %
  • fiber 2.5 g
  • calcium 41 mg

How to Make It

  1. Preheat oven to 350°.

  2. Cook beef and onion in a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat until beef is browned, stirring to crumble. Drain in a colander; return to skillet. Add water and next 5 ingredients; stir well.

  3. Spoon mixture into an 11- x 7-inch baking dish coated with cooking spray. Cover and bake at 350° for 45 minutes or until liquid is absorbed. Stir in raisins and pine nuts. Serve with seasoned rice vinegar.

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