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What to do with 1/2 lb ground beef

to serve (for 2) with rice and tomato salad. Brain not working right now, No hamburgers, please. TIA for saving my evening.

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  1. Brown the beef, along with some onion and garlic. Add spices and cooked rice and stuff tomatoes. Top with some grated cheese and bake until bubbly.

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    1. re: pikawicca

      If only the tomatoes were "normal" size! Got a zillion of the sweet but teensy ones. Great idea tho.

      1. re: Sarah

        Slice the Tomatoes in half and add them for the last cple of mins and then top with cheese

      1. Stuffed green peppers, or green pepper stew.

        I have a great 2-sauces pasta dish that uses half-pound ground beef. But I would not use with rice. Let me know if you want that (long, but delicious) recipe.

        Three or Four bean casserole (what another CH calls "Cowboy beans") stovetop hotdish.

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        1. re: MidwesternerTT

          No long recipes please -- the cowboy beans sound interesting!

        2. Wow - thanks everyone for your suggestions - they'll come in handy soon if not tomorrow!

          1. Add onion, garlic, and whatever fresh or frozen veg is on hand, for a stir-fry with soy or teriyaki sauce, serve over rice.