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Recipe: beef and mushroom risotto

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Beef and mushroom risotto serving suggestion

beef and mushroom risotto


  • 1 pound lean ground beef
  • 1 package (5-1/2 oz) risotto mix with garden vegetables
  • 1 1/2 cup sliced mushrooms
  • 1 cup chopped red bell pepper
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 2 tablespoons grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh basil


  1. Prepare risotto mix according to package directions.
  2. Meanwhile in large nonstick skillet, brown ground beef, mushrooms, bell pepper and garlic over medium heat 8-10 minutes or until beef is no longer pink, breaking beef up into small crumbles.
  3. Pour off drippings. Season with salt and pepper
  4. Stir risotto into beef mixture. Sprinkle with cheese and basil.

    Tips from Our Cook: Look for packaged risotto mix in the rice section of your supermarket. Risotto may be flavored with ingredients such as vegetables, cheese, herbs, etc.

Nutrition Info per serving: (1 serving, 6.5 oz.) 324 calories; 8 g fat (4 g saturated fat; 3 g monounsaturated fat); 79 mg cholesterol; 974 mg sodium; 31 g carbohydrate; 1.3 g fiber; 31 g protein; 7.8 mg niacin; 0.6 mg vitamin B6; 2.4 mcg vitamin B12; 3.5 mg iron; 27.6 mcg selenium; 6.6 mg zinc.