COVID-19 – An update from Pine View Farms

Ingredients

4 cups cooked rice (about 1 1/3 cups uncooked), or use minute or instant rice

1 teaspoon sesame oil

1 - 1.5 pounds (1 pack) Pine View Farms extra lean ground beef

3 cloves garlic, finely minced or pressed

4 tablespoons low sodium soy sauce

1 tablespoon freshly grated ginger

3 tablespoons brown sugar

a dash of sriracha hot sauce (optional)

1 cup carrots, cut julienne style (these can be purchased pre-cut in the produce section of your grocery store)

Optional: julienned peppers work well as a substitute or in addition to carrots

chopped green onions, toasted sesame seeds, red pepper flakes (optional) for serving

Directions

  1. Prepare the rice according to package directions.
  2. Heat a large non-stick skillet over medium-high heat at add the sesame oil. Add the ground beef to the hot skillet and brown until almost cooked through (about 6-10 minutes).
  3. Add the garlic, soy sauce, ginger, brown sugar, and sriracha to the skillet and stir well until a small amount of sauce forms.
  4. Add the carrots and cook for about 2 more minutes until the carrots soften slightly.
  5. Serve the beef mixture over rice and garnish with chopped green onions, toasted sesame seeds, and a small sprinkling of red pepper flakes (garnishes optional).