Low Fat Skillet Ground Beef and Vegetables

Close-Up Of Zucchini Slices On Table
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  • 40 mins
  • Prep: 10 mins,
  • Cook: 30 mins
  • Yield: Serves 4
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This is a quick and easy low-fat skillet meal that can be on the table in 30 minutes. Use extra-lean ground beef, and only 8 ounces of it, filling the skillet with plenty of vegetables to make this hearty supper dish.

Enjoy with some rice or by itself as a one-bowl meal.

What You'll Need

  • 1 tsp. canola oil
  • 1 stick celery, sliced
  • 3/4 cup finely chopped onion
  • 3/4 cup sliced carrots
  • 3/4 cup green beans, trimmed
  • 3/4 cup mushrooms
  • 1 small zucchini, halved lengthwise and sliced
  • 1 tsp. oregano
  • 8 ounces extra-lean ground beef
  • 1 15-ounce can of chopped tomatoes
  • 1 tbsp. Worcestershire sauce

How to Make It

  1. Heat oil in a large skillet over medium heat.
  2. Sauté celery, onion, carrots, green beans, mushrooms and zucchini for 2-3 minutes. Add oregano.
  3. Crumble in beef and cook until no longer pink, about 5-7 minutes. Drain off any excess fat.
  4. Add canned tomatoes and Worcestershire sauce. Simmer for 20 minutes.

Calories Per Serving:

Calories 170
Calories from Fat 38
Total Fat 4.3g (sat 1.6g)
Cholesterol 35mg
Sodium 259
Carbohydrate 17.4g
Fiber 4.9g
Protein 15.5g

Nutritional Guidelines (per serving)
Calories 242
Total Fat 8 g
Saturated Fat 3 g
Unsaturated Fat 3 g
Cholesterol 51 mg
Sodium 191 mg
Carbohydrates 22 g
Dietary Fiber 7 g
Protein 22 g
(The nutrition information on our recipes is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate. Individual results may vary.)