Mexican Taco Stew
3⁄4# (12oz) 93% lean ground beef (or ground turkey)
1 medium onion, chopped
1 yellow bell pepper, diced
2cloves garlic, minced
2-3T taco no/low sodium seasoning mix (ie. Mrs. Dash)
2c low sodium chicken broth
1lg zucchini or 2 small/medium zucchini, cut into small cubes 1 (15oz) can no salt added diced tomatoes
1 (15oz) can no salt added black beans
1c medium salsa
Brown meat in large pot over medium high heat. Drain and then remove from pot and set aside. In same pot, sauté onion, bell pepper and garlic until onion is translucent.
Add meat back into pot and sprinkle with taco seasoning blend. Add remaining ingredients and simmer cover, stirring occasionally, for 15-20minutes.
Makes 6 servings Serving Size: 1 cup
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*natural sugars coming from tomatoes and other vegetables; make sure to choose canned tomatoes and salsa that does not contain added sugar.
Modified from Whole Foods Market