Beef and Vegetable Fried Rice

Beef Fried Rice

Beef and Vegetable Fried Rice. This recipe is high in protein and nutrition. It is the perfect alternative to your favorite takeout! 

Beef and Vegetable Fried Rice

The versatility of Ground Beef has made it one of America’s all-time favorite go-to cuts. From burgers to lasagna, tacos to meatloaf, pasta sauce to wraps, Ground Beef offers quick, easy and delicious options for any meal and any occasion.

In addition to being absolutely delicious and versatile, Ground Beef that is 93% lean or leaner meets government guidelines for “lean”. If you’re trying to choose lean meats, this is an excellent source for you. Lean Ground Beef that is 93% or leaner is a perfect protein option for meals that use a sauce, like this Beef and Vegetable Fried Rice that takes just 25 minutes to cook.

This recipe is an excellent source of Protein, Iron, Potassium, Niacin, Vitamin B6, Vitamin B12, Zinc, Selenium, and Choline; and a good source of Dietary Fiber.

Beef and Vegetable Fried Rice Ingredients:

  • 1 pound Ground Beef (93% lean or leaner)
  • 2 teaspoons minced garlic
  • 1 teaspoon grated fresh ginger or 1/4 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1 red bell pepper, cut into 1/2-inch pieces
  • 1 package (6 ounces) frozen pea pods
  • 3 cups cold cooked rice
  • 3 tablespoons Tamari sauce 
  • 2 teaspoons sesame oil
  • 1/4 cup thinly sliced green onions

Beef and Vegetable Fried Rice

Beef and Vegetable Fried Rice

Beef and Vegetable Fried Rice

Recipe courtesy of The Kansas Beef Board

Beef and Vegetable Fried Rice
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Beef and Vegetable Fried Rice

The versatility of Ground Beef has made it one of America’s all-time favorite go-to cuts. From burgers to lasagna, tacos to meatloaf, pasta sauce to wraps, Ground Beef offers quick, easy and delicious options for any meal and any occasion.
Course dinner, Lunch, Main Course, Main Dish
Cuisine Asian
Keyword Beef, Meal Prep
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 4 meals
Calories 415kcal

Ingredients

  • 1 pound Ground Beef 93% lean or leaner
  • 2 teaspoons minced garlic
  • 1 teaspoon grated fresh ginger or 1/4 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1 medium red bell pepper cut into 1/2-inch pieces
  • 6 ounces frozen pea pods
  • 3 cups cold cooked rice
  • 3 tablespoons Tamari sauce
  • 2 teaspoons sesame oil
  • 1/4 cup thinly sliced green onions

Instructions

  • Heat large nonstick skillet over medium heat until hot. Add Ground Beef, garlic and ginger; cook 8 to 10 minutes, breaking into 3/4-inch crumbles and stirring occasionally. Remove from skillet with slotted spoon; pour off drippings, if needed.
  • Cook's Tip: Cooking times are for fresh or thoroughly thawed ground beef. Ground beef should be cooked to an internal temperature of 160°Color is not a reliable indicator of ground beef doneness. Heat 2 tablespoons water in same skillet over medium-high heat until hot. Add bell pepper and pea pods; cook 3 minutes or until pepper is crisp-tender, stirring occasionally. Stir in rice, soy sauce (or Tamarand sesame oil.
  • Return beef to skillet; heat through. Stir in green onions.
  • Divide into meal prep containers.

Nutrition

Calories: 415kcal | Carbohydrates: 46g | Protein: 31.6g | Fat: 10.8g | Fiber: 2.7g

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