More About Ground Beef Veggie Stew

1-pound lean ground beef (90% lean)
1 tablespoon olive oil
1 small yellow summer squash, chopped
1 small zucchini, chopped
1 small sweet red pepper, chopped
2 cans (15 ounces each) diced tomatoes
1 cup water
1 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon pepper
3 tablespoons minced fresh cilantro
Reduced-fat sour cream, optional


In a large saucepan, cook beef over medium-high heat until no longer pink, 5-7 minutes; crumble meat; drain. Remove from pan; set aside.
In the same saucepan, add oil, squash, zucchini and red pepper; cook and stir until vegetables are crisp-tender, 5-7 minutes. Add beef, tomatoes, water, salt and pepper; bring to a boil. Reduce to a simmer; cook, stirring occasionally, until vegetables are tender, 5-8 minutes. Stir in cilantro just before serving. If desired, top with sour cream.

Nutrition Facts

1-1/4 cups: 180 calories, 9g fat (3g saturated fat), 47mg cholesterol, 663mg sodium, 9g carbohydrate (6g sugars, 3g fiber), 16g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 2 lean meat, 1 vegetable, 1/2 fat.

Date & Time

February 6, 2025

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