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One-Pot Ground Beef and Feta Risotto


This greek-style risotto with beef recipe is perfect for a busy family lifestyle. Made in one pan with simple ingredients. It’s gluten-free, served in less than 30 minutes, and requires a minimum (only 7) ingredients.

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skillet with rice, feta cheese, ground beef, diced tomatoes, and basil leaves

Key Ingredients

ingredients to make One-Pot Ground Beef and Feta Risotto

Ingredient Notes

  • 1 pound of ground beef
  • 1 1/2 cup of rice  (arborio kind is the best for this)
  • 1 can of diced tomatoes (or tomato sauce)
  • 3 cups of water
  • 1 teaspoon of sea salt
  • 2 tablespoons of balsamic vinegar
  • 1 1/4 cup of feta cheese (cubed)
  • 1/3 cup of basil Leaves

How to Make It

1. Gather the ingredients. Using a large skillet on medium-high heat brown the beef till no longer pink.

2. Rinse the rice till water runs clear.

rinsed rice in the bowl

3. Add rinsed rice, add tomatoes, add water, salt, and balsamic vinegar. Bring to a boil. Once boiling reduces the heat, cover, and simmer on low.

skillet with rice and tomato sauce

4. Cube the feta cheese, approximately 1/4 inch in size.

diced feta cheese on the cutting board

5. Once the rice is cooked and water evaporated, add feta cheese, stir well. 

skillet with rice topped with crumbled feta

6. Add basil leaves before serving.

large skillet with rice and basil leaves

Recipe Tips

Optional. Sprinkle with olive oil when serving.

To make this recipe grain-free and low-carb, use riced cauliflower instead.

The basil could be replaced with spinach.

a white plate with rice and tomatoes

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skillet with rice, feta cheese, ground beef, diced tomatoes, and basil leaves

One-Pot Ground Beef And Feta Risotto

Natalia-Flavorful Home
This greek-style risotto with a beef recipe is perfect for a busy family lifestyle. Made in one pan with simple ingredients. It’s gluten-free, served in less than 30 minutes, and requires a minimum (only 7) ingredients.
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Prep Time 10 mins
Total Time 30 mins
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Servings 4
Calories 690 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • 1 pound ground beef
  • 1 1/2 cup rice arborio kind is the best for this
  • 1 can diced tomatoes or tomato sauce
  • 3 cups water
  • 1 tsp sea salt
  • 2 tbsp balsamic vinegar
  • 1 1/4 cup feta cheese cubed
  • 1/3 cup basil Leaves

Instructions
 

  • Gather the ingredients.
  • Using a large skillet on medium-high heat brown the beef till no longer pink.
  • Rinse the rice till the water runs clear.
  • Add rinsed rice, add tomatoes, add water, salt, and balsamic vinegar. Bring to a boil. Once boiling reduces the heat, cover, and simmer on low.
  • Cube the feta cheese, approximately 1/4 inch in size.
  • Once the rice is cooked and water evaporated, add feta cheese, stir well. 
  • Add basil leaves before serving.

Notes

-Optional. Sprinkle with olive oil when serving.
-To make this recipe grain-free and low-carb, use riced cauliflower instead.
-The basil could be replaced with spinach.

Nutrition

Calories: 690kcalCarbohydrates: 63gProtein: 32gFat: 33gSaturated Fat: 16gTrans Fat: 1gCholesterol: 122mgSodium: 1342mgPotassium: 623mgFiber: 2gSugar: 6gVitamin A: 424IUVitamin C: 10mgCalcium: 314mgIron: 4mg
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Natalia is a recipe developer, food photographer, and home cook. She started Flavorful Home to document easy real food recipes perfect for busy families. She loves creating flavorful and nutritious meals while keeping the cooking process simple and joyful!

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