Meatballs and Rice Skillet Dinner

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

  • 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
  • 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
    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.
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