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mexican beef and zucchini skillet

Mexican Beef and Zucchini Skillet

A simple, yet delicious low carb recipe that is satisfying and healthy. Bold Mexican flavors bulked up with zucchini helps to fill you up.
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Servings 4 servings
Calories 358 kcal

Ingredients

  • 1 lb lean ground beef (90/10)
  • 2 medium zucchini (chopped)
  • 1 medium onion (chopped)
  • 1 4 oz can diced green chilies
  • 1 14 - 15 oz can diced tomatoes
  • 1 14 - 15 oz can black beans (drained and rinsed)
  • 4 cloves of garlic (minced)
  • 1 tbsp chili powder
  • 2 tsp cumin
  • 1/3 cup cilantro (chopped)
  • 1 tsp olive oil
  • Juice from 1 lime
  • Salt & Pepper to taste

Instructions

  1. Heat oil over medium heat in a large skillet. Add in onions and garlic, and cook for about 2 minutes. Add in the ground beef, and cook, while breaking up with a wooden spoon, until meat is browned.
  2. Stir in tomatoes, beans, chilies, lime juice, spices, and salt & pepper. Turn heat to low. Cover and cook for another 10 minutes.
  3. Add in the zucchini. Cover and cook for another 8-10 minutes, until zucchini is tender, but not mushy.
  4. Top with cilantro and serve.

Recipe Notes

Entire recipe makes 4 servings

Serving size is about 2 cups

Each serving = 6 Points*

*based only on ingredients that have an SP Freestyle value  

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Nutrition Facts
Mexican Beef and Zucchini Skillet
Amount Per Serving
Calories 358 Calories from Fat 99
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 11g 17%
Saturated Fat 3.5g 18%
Cholesterol 76mg 25%
Sodium 481mg 20%
Potassium 808mg 23%
Total Carbohydrates 34g 11%
Dietary Fiber 9.5g 38%
Sugars 7.5g
Protein 31.3g 63%
Calcium 9%
Iron 39%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.