The black-eyed peas make this a go-to meal for New Year's Day, which according to southern tradition brings good luck and prosperity. And cleanup is super easy thanks to everything cooking in one pot.
One-Dish Beefy Rice Casserole
Calories229 Per Serving
Protein18g Per Serving
Fiber4g Per Serving
Cost Per Serving$1.95
|Total Fat||4.0 g|
|Saturated Fat||1.5 g|
|Trans Fat||0.0 g|
|Polyunsaturated Fat||0.5 g|
|Monounsaturated Fat||1.5 g|
|Total Carbohydrate||30 g|
|Dietary Fiber||4 g|
1 1/2 starch, 1 vegetable, 2 lean meat
6 cups shredded cabbageOR
16 ounces coleslaw mix
1 cup uncooked brown rice
1 pound extra-lean ground beef
1 10-ounce can no-salt-added diced tomatoes, drained
1 4- to 4.5-ounce can diced green chiles, drained
1 14.5-ounce can fat-free, low-sodium beef broth
1 15.5-ounce can no-salt-added black-eyed peas or any no-salt-added canned beans, such as pinto, rinsed and drained
Pepper to taste
Preheat the oven to 350°F.
In a large ovenproof pot, layer as follows: cabbage, rice, beef, tomatoes, and green chiles. Pour the beef broth over all.
Cook, covered, for 1 hour 40 minutes, stirring after 40 minutes. Continue cooking, covered, until the rice is tender and the liquid is absorbed. Remove from the oven. Stir in the black-eyed peas and pepper.
Cooking Tip: If your ovenproof pot doesn't have a lid, cover it with aluminum foil.