Southwestern Protein-Powered Bowls

Southwestern Protein-Powered Bowls
Source: The 4-Ingredient Diabetes Cookbook. Recipe Credit: . Photo Credit: Tara Donne Photography.
Summary
  • Prep time
    5 min
  • Cook time
    15 min
  • Servings
    4 Servings
  • Serving size
    1 cup
Dinner Main Dish Quick & Easy Mexican/Southwestern
Nutrition Facts

Nutrition Facts

4 Servings

  • Serving Size
    1 cup
  • Amount per serving Calories 280

  • Total Fat 9g
    • Saturated Fat 3g
    • Trans Fat 0g
  • Cholesterol 50mg
  • Sodium 450mg
  • Total Carbohydrate 25g
    • Dietary Fiber 8g
    • Total Sugars 4g
  • Protein 23g
  • Potassium 650mg
  • Phosphorus 240mg

Choices/Exchanges: 1 1/2 Starch, 1 Nonstarchy vegetable, 2 Protein, 1 Fat

Dinner Main Dish Quick & Easy Mexican/Southwestern
Ingredients

Ingredients

  • ground beef (90% extra-lean)
    3/4 lbs
  • package frozen vegetable and grain protein blends (southwestern variety, such as Birds Eye Steam Fresh)
    1
  • diced tomatoes (can no-salt-added)
    1
  • cumin (ground)
    1 tbsp
Directions

Directions

  1. Heat a Dutch oven over medium-high heat. Add beef and cook until browned, stirring frequently. Stir in the frozen vegetable mixture, tomatoes, and 1 cup water. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat to medium-low, cover, and cook 10 minutes.

  2. Remove from heat. Stir in the cumin, 1/4 teaspoon salt, and 1/4 teaspoon pepper, if desired.

  3. Spoon equal amounts into 4 bowls.

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