Beef Casserole

Drain fat from cooked beef to lower the amount of fat and calories.

1/2 pound lean ground beef
1 cup onion, chopped
1 cup celery, chopped
1 cup green pepper, cubed
3 1/2 cups   tomatoes, diced
1/4 teaspoon   salt
1/2 teaspoon   black pepper
1/4 teaspoon   paprika
1 cup   frozen peas
2 small   carrots, diced
1 cup uncooked rice
1 1/2 cups water

 
 

  1. In a skillet, brown the ground beef and drain off the fat.
  2. Add the rest of the ingredients. Mix well. Cook over medium heat and cover skillet until boiling. Reduce to low heat and simmer for 35 minutes. Serve hot.

Yield: 8 servings--Serving size: 1 1/3 cups

Each serving provides:

Calories: 184
Total fat: 3 g
Saturated fat: 1 g
Cholesterol: 15 mg
Sodium: 125 mg
Calcium: 33 mg
Iron: 2 mg