Have a Plant: Fruits & Veggies for Better Health
Preparation Time: 30 minutes
  • 1 lb Ground beef, extra lean
  • ½ cup Onions, chopped
  • 1 Tbsp Chili powder
  • 2 tsp Ground cumin
  • 1 cup Kidney beans, canned, unsalted, drained
  • 1 can (15 oz) Chick peas, unsalted, drained
  • 1 medium Tomato, diced
  • 2 cups Romaine lettuce
  • ½ cup Cheddar cheese, reduced fat
Cook ground beef and onions in a large skillet until the beef no longer remains pink. Drain. Stir in chili powder and cumin into beef mixture; cook for 1 minute. Add kidney beans, chick peas, and tomatoes. Mix. Heat through. Combine lettuce and cheddar cheese in a large serving bowl. Portion lettuce and cheese mixture into 4 seperate bowls. Add 1 cup of beef mixture to each bowl and serve.
 
Serves: 4
 
1 ½ Cups of Fruits and Vegetables per Serving
 
Fruit and /or Veggie color(s):
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Nutrition Information per Serving:
Calories: 330
Total Fat: 7g
Saturated Fat: 2g
% of Calories from Fat: 19%
% Calories from Sat Fat: 5%
Protein: 36g
Carbohydrates: 33g
Cholesterol: 65mg
Dietary Fiber: 11g
Sodium: 210mg
 
Each serving provides: An excellent source of Fiber, vitamins A, B3, B12, C and K, copper, iron, phosphorous, and zinc, and a good source of vitamin B1, folate, calcium, iodine, magnesium, and potassium.

Recipe courtesy of the Department of Health and Human Services.
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