One-Pot Italian Beef And Rice Ninja Cooking System Recipe

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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.

Gluten-free One-Pot Italian Beef And Rice Recipe For Ninja Cooking System From Val's Kitchen

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.

Equipment Needed

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  • Ninja Cooking System With Auto iQ
  • silicone cooking spoon
  • measuring cups


Ingredients

  • 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.)

Gluten-free One-Pot Italian Beef And Rice Recipe For Ninja Cooking System From Val's Kitchen

Instructions

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.

Serve immediately.

If you’re looking for some other Ninja recipes featuring rice, be sure to check these out!

One-Pot Chicken Broccoli Rice

One-Pot Taco Rice

One-Pot Unstuffed Cabbage Roll

Stuffed Pepper Stew

Gluten-free One-Pot Italian Beef And Rice Recipe For Ninja Cooking System From Val's Kitchen

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Gluten-free One-Pot Italian Beef And Rice Recipe For Ninja Cooking System

Gluten-free One-Pot Italian Beef And Rice Recipe For Ninja Cooking System From Val's Kitchen

Instructions

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. Serve immediately.

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    19 comments

    Nicole August 17, 2018 - 12:52 pm

    I don’t have an instant pot or other pressure cooker, but I’m sure this recipe will taste great cooking it the traditional way. Great comfort food.

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    Gloria August 17, 2018 - 4:24 pm

    I love the sound of this dish. What a great easy dinner any night of the week. I don’t have a NINJA, but I sure can adapt this to my regular pressure cooker. I’ m sure the whole family would love this.

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    Nicolas Hortense August 18, 2018 - 2:02 am

    Wow this looks so easy, but delicious too. The melted cheese at the top is certainly a nice touch.

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    Claudia Lamascolo August 18, 2018 - 5:27 am

    this system seems to be a great resource for cooking just looking at this dish. Love rice and all in one pot meals!

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    Veena Azmanov August 18, 2018 - 9:26 am

    Oh, wow.. that looks super simple and easy. I have never heard of Ninja cooking but now I’m curious. Can’t wait to explore more about it.

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    Sally@Good Dinner Mom August 18, 2018 - 9:44 am

    This looks like ultimate comfort food and totally doable! I need to look into the Ninja cooking system. Great post!

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    Noel Lizotte August 18, 2018 - 10:19 am

    What a tasty dish! Super fast, too, so it’s perfect for a weeknight when everybody’s hungry and in a hurry to eat!

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    pat. August 18, 2018 - 1:21 pm

    Ninja products really rock.

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    Marisa Franca August 19, 2018 - 10:19 am

    I don’t have an Instant Pot but I do have it on my wish list. Perhaps someone will buy it for me — this recipe sounds and looks delicious. I may have to try it out in my slow-cooker. The idea of making a great meal in one pot is so appealing especially when we are all so busy.

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    Celeste August 19, 2018 - 4:47 pm

    One pot meals are such a time saver, and this looks delicious. I like the fact that I don’t have to stand over it the whole time.

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    Carmy August 19, 2018 - 6:56 pm

    I need to get a ninja to try this! It looks like a great weeknight dinner recipe.

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    Tammy August 20, 2018 - 2:40 am

    This looks so hearty and comforting…perfect for those cooler weeknights ^_^ I don’t have an instant pot but I still would love to try this 😀

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    Natalie August 20, 2018 - 7:30 am

    This sounds super easy and so delicious. It’s perfect weekdays dinner. I can’t wait to make this for my family.

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    Alexis August 20, 2018 - 8:07 am

    Sounds like a quick and easy dinner that’s delicious. Thank you for the inspiration.

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    swathi August 20, 2018 - 9:09 am

    This one pot beef rice looks delicious, you introduce me to another kitchen gadget . One pot meals are really helpful for the busy week days. .

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    Cathleen @ A Taste of Madness August 21, 2018 - 12:53 am

    I’ve got my slow cooker out and ready for the new school year. This looks like a great recipe using a slow cooker!!

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    Alona Bradshaw November 27, 2019 - 10:34 pm

    Made this tonight for my family, everyone loved it! Even my picky 7 year old, I don’t have any fancy kitchen gear, so I made it it a pot on the stove and put it in a casarole dish and baked it with cheese, sooooooooo good

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    Alexis Aubry February 18, 2020 - 7:10 am

    Could you sub brown rice for the white rice?

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    valmg March 20, 2020 - 12:18 pm

    You could ut might have to adjust the cook time slightly.

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