2.67 from 3 votes
Mexican Ground Beef Zucchini Skillet
Prep Time
5 mins
Cook Time
20 mins
Total Time
25 mins
 
Servings: 4 servings
Ingredients
  • 1 1/2 pounds lean ground beef
  • 1 medium onion , diced
  • 2 cloves garlic , minced
  • 2 medium zucchini sliced and quartered
  • 1 red pepper , deseeded and chopped
  • 1 (28 oz) can diced tomatoes (or 2 large fresh tomatoes)
  • 1 tablespoon chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon ground paprika
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
Instructions
  1. Cook the ground beef and onion in a frying pan over medium heat. Drain the mixture if there is a lot of leftover grease from the hamburger.
  2. Add in the garlic, salt and pepper to taste, cook for an additional minute or so.
  3. Add in the can of tomatoes with juices and spices. Stir to combine.
  4. Add in the chopped zucchini and red pepper.
  5. Cover and simmer on low heat for about 10 minutes until the zucchini and peppers are cooked, but still firm.
  6. Serve with quinoa, couscous or rice if you like.