Spicy Ground Beef And Zucchini Recipe


Preparation Time10 MinCooking Time5 Min
Ready In15 MinDifficulty LevelEasy
Health IndexAverageServings2
MethodMain Ingredient
Interest Group


 Ground beef1⁄4 Pound
 Zucchini slices1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), 1/4 inch slice
 Onion slices1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), 1/8 inch, separated into rings
 Chili sauce1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
 Chopped green pepper2 Tablespoon
 Brown sugar1 Teaspoon
 Chili powder1⁄4 Teaspoon
 Salt1⁄8 Teaspoon
 Pepper1 Dash
 Grated parmesan cheese1 Teaspoon

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 217 Calories from Fat 143

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 16 g24.5%

Saturated Fat 6 g29.9%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 42.2 mg

Sodium 346.4 mg14.4%

Total Carbohydrates 8 g2.7%

Dietary Fiber 1.5 g6%

Sugars 5.1 g

Protein 12 g23.2%

Vitamin A 8.4% Vitamin C 35.3%

Calcium 4.1% Iron 5.6%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Crumble ground beef into 16-oz casserole [1-qt casserole].
Cover loosely and microwave on high (550 watts) until very little pink remains, 1 to 1 1/4 min [1 1/2 to 2 min]; break up and drain.
Stir in zucchini and onion.
Mix chili sauce, green pepper, brown sugar, chili powder, salt and pepper; spread over beef mixture.
Cover loosely and microwave until vegetables are crisp-tender, 1 1/2 to 2 min [3 to 4 min].
Sprinkle with cheese.