1 lb. ground beef, lean
½ c.green onions, sliced
2 t. dark sesame oil
3 T. ketchup
3 c.fresh spinach, coarsely chopped
2 garlic cloves, minced
1 red bell pepper, medium, cut into thin strips
3 T. soy sauce, less sodium, divided
2 T. water
2 c. brown rice, cooked

Toss beef with sesame oil, garlic and 2 T. of soy sauce. Heat large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat until hot. Add beef and cook until done. Remove from skillet and drain. In same skillet, add bell pepper strips, cook for 2 to 3 minutes or until peppers are crisp-tender. Add spinach and green onions; cook until spinach is just wilted. Stir in ketchup, remaining soy sauce, and water; heat through. Serve over rice.

Makes 6-3/4 c. servings.

Nutrition Information: 200 calories; 5 g fat; 40 mg cholesterol; 430 mg sodium; 20 g carbohydrates; 2 g fiber; and 18 g protein.