Meatballs and Rice Skillet Dinner

A rice mix and precooked meatballs give a head start to an all-family dinner.

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  • prep time 30 min
  • total time
  • ingredients 6
  • servings 3
 

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

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LOCATION

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.

Nutritional information

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

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