A great recipe for a healthy school lunch.
1 pound Ground Beef (93% lean or leaner)
1 cup water
1/3 cup uncooked quinoa
2 tablespoons dry ranch dressing mix
1/4 teaspoon black pepper
2 cups packaged broccoli or coleslaw mix
4 medium whole grain or spinach tortillas (7 to 8-inch diameter)
Apple slices, red bell pepper strips, cucumber slices, carrot slices, sliced almonds or chow mein noodles
Makes 4 servings
Total recipe time: 35-45 minutes
1.Heat large nonstick skillet over medium heat until hot. Add Ground Beef; cook 8 to 10 minutes, breaking into 1/2-inch crumbles and stirring occasionally. Remove drippings.
2.Stir in water, quinoa, ranch dressing mix and pepper; bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer 10 to 15 minutes or until quinoa is tender. Stir in slaw; cook, uncovered, 3 to 5 minutes or until slaw is crisp-tender, stirring occasionally.
3.Divide beef mixture evenly among tortillas; garnish with toppings, as desired. Fold over sides of tortillas and rolling up to enclose filling.
Test Kitchen Tips: Cooking times are for fresh or thoroughly thawed Ground Beef. Ground Beef should be cooked to an internal temperature of 160°F. Color is not a reliable indicator of Ground Beef doneness.