Cajun Beef Skillet

A huge thank you to our friends at Whole Foods Market - Kentlands 
for partnering with us to provide healthy eating options!

A spicy selection with lots of veggies to keep you full! Substitute ground turkey or chicken for the beef.

  • 3/4 pound lean ground grass-fed beef
  • 4 teaspoons salt-free Cajun or Creole seasoning, divided
  • 1 cup chopped yellow onion
  • 1 cup thinly sliced celery
  • 1 red bell pepper, cored, seeded and thinly sliced)
  • 1 jalapeño pepper, seeded and finely chopped
  • 1/2 cup low-sodium vegetable broth
  • 1 (15-ounce) can no-salt-added kidney beans, rinsed and drained
  • 1 (20-ounce) bag frozen brown rice, prepared according to package directions
  • 1/4 cup roughly chopped fresh parsley

In a large skillet, cook beef with 1 1/2 teaspoons Cajun seasoning over medium-high heat until browned, about 10 minutes. Add onion, celery, pepper, jalapeño and 1 1/2 teaspoons Cajun seasoning and cook until tender, 6 to 8 minutes. Add broth, stir to scrape up any browned bits and cook until thickened, 2 to 3 minutes. Stir in beans and cook until heated through. Meanwhile, toss warmed rice with remaining 1 teaspoon Cajun seasoning. Stir parsley into beef and bean mixture and spoon over rice.

Nutritional Info: 
Per Serving:420 calories (70 from fat)8g total fat3g saturated fat75mg cholesterol120mg sodium51g carbohydrate (9g dietary fiber5g sugar)32g protein

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