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This One-Pot Italian Beef And Rice Recipe for the Ninja Cooking System Recipe takes under an hour to make and is easily gluten-free if you check your labels. Moist tender rice provides the perfect base for juicy ground beef, mixed vegetables and Italian seasonings, and melted cheese pulls it all together.
One-Pot Italian Beef And Rice For Ninja Cooking System
One-pot meals are terrific beause they save time and energy washing pots and pans. They also blend flavors together effortlessly. This One-Pot Italian Beef And Rice recipe takes under an hour to make. It’s almost effortless to make and easily gluten-free if you check your labels. The whole family will fall in love with this simple, filling dish where moist tender rice provides the perfect base for juicy ground beef, mixed vegetables and Italian seasonings, with melted cheese pulling it all together. Here’s how I make One-Pot Italian Beef and Rice in the Ninja Cooking System.
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- Ninja Cooking System With Auto iQ
- silicone cooking spoon
- measuring cups
- 1.5 lbs ground beef
- 1.5 cups white rice
- 16 oz frozen mixed vegetables
- 2x 14.5 oz cans diced tomatoes seasoned with basil, garlic and oregano
- 1x 14.5 oz can water
- 1 tbsp Italian seasoning
- 4 oz shredded mozzarella cheese (a mozzarella – cheddar mix also works but has a less Itlian feel, I rn out of mozz the second time I made this.)
Set the Ninja to stovetop high.
Place the ground beef into the pot and then brown it.
Once the meat has finished browning,switch the Ninja to dry oven 350 f.
Place the following items into the pot, in this order – rice, mixed vegetables, diced tomatoes and water.
Place the lid onto the Instant Pot and let cook for 20 minutes.
After 20 minutes has passed, remove the lid and give a good stir.
Replace the lid and cook for another 10-15 minutes, until most liquid has absorbed.
Turn the Ninja off.
Remove the lid and give a stir to fluff the rice.
Sprinkle the shredded cheese across the top.
Replace the lid and let the cheese melt.
If you’re looking for some other Ninja recipes featuring rice, be sure to check these out!