Cooking Time: 30 min
1 1/2 pounds ground beef
1 onion, coarsely chopped
2 (14-ounce) cans stewed tomatoes, not drained
2 cups water
1 1/4 cups long-grain rice
1 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon black pepper
1 teaspoon chili powder
1 teaspoon garlic powder
2 zucchini, cut into 1/2-inch chunks
1. In a soup pot, brown ground beef and onion over medium-high heat 4 to 5 minutes, stirring frequently. Drain off excess liquid.
2. Add remaining ingredients except the zucchini; bring to a boil.
3. Reduce heat to low, cover, and simmer 10 minutes. Add zucchini and continue cooking 10 additional minutes, or until rice is tender.