Beef Skillet

Prep Time 30 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 1 hour
Servings 4 servings


  • 1 pound ground beef
  • 2 cups pumpkin chunks
  • 1/3 cup onion chopped
  • 2 tablespoons garlic minced
  • 1/2 cup bell pepper chopped
  • 1 cup low sodium beef broth or use homemade
  • 1/2 teaspoons cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon nutmeg
  • 1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • sea salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste


  • : In a large skillet over MEDIUM heat, add ground beef. Stir and brown.
  • Mix in pumpkin, onion, garlic and bell peppers. Sauté for 5 minutes.
  • Add beef broth, scrapping the bottom of the pan to get all the browned bits up. Stir in cinnamon, nutmeg, cayenne, salt and pepper.
  • Cover with lid and cook for 5 minutes. Remove lid and cook for 5 additional minutes. Serve immediately.


SERVING SUGGESTION: Steamed Vegetables - asparagus, broccoli, cauliflower, zucchini, green beans, squash, Brussels sprouts. NUTRITION: 399 Calories; 30g Fat (68.6% calories from fat); 23g Protein; 8g Carbohydrate; 1g Dietary Fiber; 96mg Cholesterol; 89mg Sodium. Exchanges: 1/2 Grain (Starch); 3 Lean Meat; 1/2 Vegetable; 4 1/2 Fat.
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