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Meatballs and Rice Skillet Dinner

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  3 reviews
  • 30 min prep time
  • total time
  • 6 ingredients
  • 3 servings
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A rice mix and precooked meatballs give a head start to an all-family dinner.

Ingredients

1
tablespoon margarine or butter
1
(8-oz.) pkg. beef-flavored rice and vermicelli mix
2 1/3
cups water
16
frozen cooked meatballs (8 oz.)
2
cups Green Giant™ Steamers™ frozen broccoli cuts, thawed
1/2
cup red bell pepper strips

Steps

  • 1 Melt margarine in large skillet over medium heat. Add rice mix; cook and stir until lightly browned. Add water, contents of seasoning packet from mix and meatballs. Bring to a boil. Stir; reduce heat to medium-low. Cover; cook 15 minutes.
  • 2 Add broccoli and bell pepper to skillet. Cover; cook over medium heat for 7 to 9 minutes or until broccoli is crisp-tender and rice is tender. Stir to fluff rice before serving.
  • 1 Melt margarine in large skillet over medium heat. Add rice mix; cook and stir until lightly browned. Add water, contents of seasoning packet from mix and meatballs. Bring to a boil. Stir; reduce heat to medium-low. Cover; cook 15 minutes.
  • 2 Add broccoli and bell pepper to skillet. Cover; cook over medium heat for 7 to 9 minutes or until broccoli is crisp-tender and rice is tender. Stir to fluff rice before serving.
 

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 1/2 Cups
Calories
540
Calories from Fat
190
% Daily Value
Total Fat
21g
32%
Saturated Fat
8g
40%
Cholesterol
40mg
13%
Sodium
1820mg
76%
Total Carbohydrate
67g
22%
Dietary Fiber
6g
24%
Sugars
4g
4%
Protein
20g
20%
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
30%
30%
Vitamin C
70%
70%
Calcium
10%
10%
Iron
25%
25%
Exchanges:
4 Starch; 1 Vegetable; 1 High-Fat Meat; 2 Fat;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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