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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 12
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 170.5
  • Total Fat: 6.3 g
  • Cholesterol: 21.5 mg
  • Sodium: 185.5 mg
  • Total Carbs: 20.1 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 1.0 g
  • Protein: 8.0 g

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Filling and Easy Rice Dinner

Submitted by: HAVETODOTHIS

Introduction

I am always on the go and this meal is fast and easy, plus very filling for little calories. Love it! I am always on the go and this meal is fast and easy, plus very filling for little calories. Love it!
Number of Servings: 12

Ingredients

    3/4 lb extra extra lean hamburger (7%)
    4-1/2 cups instant white rice
    1 can cream of chicken soup
    1-1/2 cups fresh broccoli
    1-1/2 cups fresh cauliflower
    3-3/4 cups water

Directions

Brown hamburger in pan and drain excess fat.
Bring soup, water and diced veggies to a boil in a separate pot. Add hamburger.
Turn off heat and add rice.
Cover and let stand 6 minutes.
Enjoy!


Number of Servings: 12

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user HAVETODOTHIS.






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  • 2 of 2 people found this review helpful
    I tried this, kind of, today it was really good, but instead of ground beef I used ground turkey, brown rice instead of white and cream of mushroom instead of cream of chicken, it was really good that way. never thought about doing it in the crockpot though, will try that next time - 8/7/08

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  • Very Good
    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
    Try this recipe with chicken instead of hamburger and put in a crock pot all day. very yummy and easy to have supper ready when you are at work all day. - 8/6/08

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  • O.K.
    2 of 3 people found this review helpful
    I have made this dish many times. I use ground turkey and whole grain rice. Also you can get fat free cream of chicken soup at Trader Joe's to cut some more calories out of this disk. - 4/23/08

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  • 1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    If you make this in the crock pot, I suggest you wait to add the broccolli till the last hour or so of cooking. Overcooked broccolli from the crockpot tastes awful!

    This recipe sounds yummy! - 12/18/08

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  • Very Good
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    I make something almost identical only using GimmeLean soy ground beef, and Imagine No Chicken Broth, and brown rice (lower glycemic index than white). I also add a little more spice, although if you try it with the Gimme Lean sausage flavor instead of ground beef flavor you don't need extra spice. - 8/6/08

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  • Very Good
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    I have made something similar to this for years, only with 1/4 cup grated parmesan instead of the soup. Delicious either way! - 8/6/08

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  • Incredible!
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    We have made this type of recipe for many years and it is the type of recipe that is easy to add what your family likes. We often do much of it in the microwave, so there few dishes to cleanup...it is very good and easy. - 8/6/08

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  • Good
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    I would add onions next time. It needed seasoning. I added sea salt with garlic grinder to this one. It was easy to make and very good once I doctored it. I froze the rest of it for later in small portions. - 6/3/08

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  • Very Good
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    I made this recipe, using ground turkey instead of hamburger and added 1 can of chicken broth, dash of seasoning salt, and a package of Lipton Onion Soup. I didn't have cauliflower, but will add this next time. My teenage sons loved it. No leftovers. - 4/28/08

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  • Very Good
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    i used ground turkey, healthy request cream of chicken soup, added onion and seasoning salt. Only had 4 cups of brown rice but it worked out well. I packaged 8 freezer bags with about 1 1/2 cups in each. - 4/25/08

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  • 1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    This is very good as I have made it for years, but have switched to brown rice in place of white rice. - 4/23/08

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  • 1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    It was good,I added a few extra seasonings;Freezea good. - 4/23/08

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  • Very Good
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    Very quick meal to prepare. I adjusted to fit my needs, but followed the general idea. The whole family really liked it! - 4/15/08

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  • Incredible!
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    i made this and we loved it!
    very different - 3/30/08

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  • Very Good
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    I made this but I used chicken brother and added a dry package of lipton onion soup mix and it turned out great. The flavor was good! - 3/28/08

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  • 1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    This was easy to make but I added onion, salt and pepper and used brown rice. Ithink the amount it serves is more like 8 servings. - 3/25/08

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  • Incredible!
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    I love this easy recipe! I made this last night using chicken broth instead of water, brown rice instead of white and ground turkey instead of hamburger. I also added some onions, garlic and thyme for additional flavor (and then I forgot the cream soup!). But it was very tasty, easy and filling! - 3/25/08

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  • Good
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    tasty - 3/24/08

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  • Very Good
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    tasty - 3/24/08

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  • Good
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    easy to make - 3/24/08

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  • O.K.
    1 of 2 people found this review helpful
    used brown rice but have a problem with dishes with canned soups. - 3/24/08

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  • Good
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    Hmmm, I sub. lean ground turkey, added mushrooms, red peppers and green onions, brown rice instead of white and low sodium soup, added sage and rosemary and fresh ground pepper. It was good but I think the serving size is off. - 3/24/08

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  • 1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    It wasn't that exciting but it was easy - 3/24/08

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  • Very Good
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    Very good and I will pass it on to my peeps! Thanks. - 3/24/08

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  • Good
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    easy to make - 3/24/08

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  • Good
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    I have made something similar, but this recipe needs tweaking. I seasoned the beef with onions and seasoning salt. Also, used Brown rice. May need two cans of cream of chicken soup (fat free) You can change your vegetables. I baked it for 20 minutes or so. - 3/24/08

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  • 1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    I question the 12 servings.... More like 6. - 3/24/08

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  • O.K.
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    It was quite bland so we put ketchup on it. I'll try it again with some tweaks next time. - 2/25/08

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  • Bad
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    Easy yes...but very blah. I tried adding tomato juice and onion and season salt. It was a bit better but we wound up throwing the rest out. - 3/23/07

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  • Very Good
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    This was very easy to make!! It tasted very good as well...although I did add a bit of salt and pepper and soya sauce when it was in my bowl. - 3/13/07

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  • I made this for dinner tonight. My 3 kids really liked it, but my husband and I thought it was bland. Next time I will add garlic and onion powder while browning the ground beef. Thanks for an easy meal on a night I was running really late with dinner. :) - 10/4/13

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  • I liked the idea of adding in cheese. I reallly liked it my family said it was good just not something that had a wow! factor - 6/6/13

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  • Mine came out kind of runny tonight, next time I will try less water, and I'm thinking it will be just right. - 12/20/12

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  • This was GREAT!!! My husband thought so too; we substituted cream of mushroom soup, and frozen veggies that were mixed broccoli, colliflower, and carrots. Way yum!!! - 7/27/11

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  • Substituted hamburger meat with ground turkey meat, and added some chicken bouillon for more flavor. I also used brown rice instead of white. Same general concept but healthier and still delicious! - 6/8/11

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  • Could you tell how much is a seving?
    - 4/16/11

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  • very good. quick easy and filling - 2/8/11

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  • Delicious rice dinner. Will definitely make it again. Easy to make since I am learning to cook. My sweetheart loved it. ;) - 10/20/10

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  • As written this recipe really wasn't tasty. I did add seasonings such as black pepper, garlic and herb seasoning and it didn't help much. I won't be trying this one again. Filling yes, easy yes, tasty no. - 9/16/10

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  • I can't digest red meat easily, so my husband and I always sub ground turkey for ground beef. We also use jalepenos and red peppers when preparing this dish. Add a dash of Zataran's and this dish is awesome! - 4/18/10

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  • 0 of 1 people found this review helpful
    I make a recipe like this, too. Only I cook the ground beef in the microwave, then add the water, rice, carrots, celery, onions and creamy chicken (or celery) soup and microwave till done. Easy!! Fast!! All microwave!! - 4/23/08

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  • Incredible!
    0 of 1 people found this review helpful
    Try adding a little onion soup mix for flavor. (plus the other stuff to make it more health smart) Thanks for the basis for a good easy recipe. - 4/23/08

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  • Good
    0 of 1 people found this review helpful
    I would make similar changes to this also. I would substitute cream of chicken with 98% fat free cream of celery or cream of mushroom, use extra lean ground turkey and brown rice as well. It sounds as if it could be very tasty - 4/23/08

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  • Bad
    0 of 2 people found this review helpful
    This could be made much healthier. - 4/23/08

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  • 0 of 1 people found this review helpful
    I would substitute meatless ground "beef" to real ground beef - that would considerably lower the Cholesterol containt - no canned soup either but maybe vegetable broth to lower the Sodium, and I would use Brown or Wild rice to add Fiber + spices to taste up. - 4/23/08

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  • O.K.
    0 of 1 people found this review helpful
    sounds quick to make, however substitute ground turkey for ground beef and use brown rice instead of instant white - 4/23/08

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  • 0 of 2 people found this review helpful
    I love how all of you change recipes. LOL - 4/23/08

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  • 0 of 1 people found this review helpful
    i haven't made this yet but when i do i will be adding ground beef not hamburger - 4/23/08

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  • 0 of 1 people found this review helpful
    I think this is a good basic "starter recipe", but agree that I'd likely use brown rice, even if instant, as well as adding some seasonings. But that can be said for nearly any recipe I try. - 4/23/08

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  • 0 of 1 people found this review helpful
    I think this sounds like a good base for a recipe. Obviously people will be free to season it to their own likings, but I like the ease and the idea of it-- will take it from there. I have a plan for dinner tonight! - 4/23/08

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  • 0 of 1 people found this review helpful
    I might try this with the veggie burger crumbles, brown rice, and cream of mushroom or celery soup. This recipe needs tweaking for more fiber and flavor kick but we all need some quick recipes in our arsenals. Thanks for sharing. - 4/23/08

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  • 0 of 1 people found this review helpful
    This sounds okay. I would definitely want to add some seasonings to it. As for people's complaints about the portion size. Even if you served a double portion, it would still be under 400 calories for the meal, which is not bad at all. - 4/23/08

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  • 0 of 1 people found this review helpful
    I will make this for church basket dinner. It really sounds delishious. I will come back and rate when I try it. - 4/23/08

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  • 0 of 1 people found this review helpful
    i like all dishes that have rice in them. i made this. was good. we use brown rice. - 4/23/08

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  • 0 of 1 people found this review helpful
    serving sizes are off and white rice is a real killer - 4/23/08

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  • 0 of 1 people found this review helpful
    sounds a little bland, but im sure if i season to taste it wont be so bad. i need something quick and easy to make with my hectic life style. - 4/23/08

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  • 0 of 1 people found this review helpful
    However, Brown Rice is much healthier than white rice and adds fiber to your diet, I uesed chicken and chicken stock instead of a can of soup...less sodium - 4/23/08

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  • 0 of 1 people found this review helpful
    I make something like this with leftover steamed vegies. I'll try it your way. Love rice. - 4/23/08

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  • 0 of 1 people found this review helpful
    I will give this a try sounds nice and is quick and easy to make. - 4/23/08

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  • Incredible!
    0 of 1 people found this review helpful
    I do something similar to this. So i think i may try this you way. Sounds really good! especially with the vegi's mixed in!! - 4/23/08

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  • 0 of 1 people found this review helpful
    This dish sounds delicious im definitly trying it tonight. - 4/23/08

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  • 0 of 1 people found this review helpful
    how do you cook the rice? - 3/29/08

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  • 0 of 1 people found this review helpful
    Too many negative comments. Will pass on this one. - 3/27/08

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  • this was great. my whole family enjoyed it. - 3/25/08

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  • It's OK, but I'm not wild about it. It does not seem to fill me up. What is the serving size? 1 cup right? - 3/25/08

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  • 0 of 1 people found this review helpful
    easy to make - 3/24/08

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  • Bad
    0 of 2 people found this review helpful
    This seems very bland, but I like a fair amount of spice. I'm not a huge fan of the canned cream soups either, but it's certainly simple and may taste better than it sounds. - 3/24/08

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  • great!! - 3/24/08

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  • 0 of 1 people found this review helpful
    did not like it - 3/24/08

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  • 0 of 1 people found this review helpful
    Sounds fast and easy, but a little bland. - 3/24/08

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  • 0 of 3 people found this review helpful
    TO MANY NEGATIVES, I WON'T TRY IT - 3/24/08

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  • O.K.
    0 of 3 people found this review helpful
    too much sodium - 3/24/08

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  • 0 of 2 people found this review helpful
    Quesrtioning serving sizes. This is a frequent frustration of mine with these recipes. Since SOME of us (me) have issues with portion control, I wish there were a place the author could specify what the actual portion size is. SOME (me) of us tend to exaggerate the size if we like the dish!!!!! - 3/24/08

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  • 0 of 1 people found this review helpful
    I haven't made this yet but when I do I will add some Tabasco sauce and chilli flakes. - 3/24/08

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