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One Pot Dinner

Low Fat Recipe

Fantastic one pot dinner with cooked beef and onion, celery and green peppers made crisp tender - all cooked up in one pot.

One Pot Dinner


1/2 pound lean ground beef
1 medium onion, chopped
1 cup chopped celery
3/4 cup chopped green bell pepper
2 teaspoons Worcestershire sauce
1 teaspoon salt (optional)
1/2 teaspoon dried basil
1/4 teaspoon black pepper
2 cups uncooked no yolk medium egg noodles
1 16-ounce can kidney beans, rinsed and drained
1 14-1/2-ounce can no salt added stewed tomatoes
3/4 cup water
1 low sodium beef bouillon cube

Recipe Directions

In a large saucepan or skillet, cook meat until no longer pink; drain. Add onion, celery and green pepper; cook for 5 minutes or until vegetables are crisp-tender. Add Worcestershire sauce, salt, if desired, basil and pepper. Stir in noodles, beans, tomatoes, water and bouillon. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 20 minutes or until noodles are tender, stirring occasionally.

Note: The nutritional analysis is the serving size prepared with lean ground beef, no-yolk noodles, no salt-added tomatoes, and low-sodium bouillon - and without salt.

Nutrition Information

Yield: 5 servings Serving size: 1-cup
Calories: 282; Sodium: 91mg; Cholesterol: 29mg; Carbohydrate: 39g; Protein: 19g; Fat: 5g

Diabetic Exchanges: 2-1/2 starch, 1 meat, 1 vegetable