Beef and Vegetable Fried Rice
1 pound ground beef, lean
2 cloves garlic
1 teaspoon fresh grated ginger
1/4 teaspoon ground ginger
2 tablespoons water
1 red bell pepper
6 ounces pea pods, frozen
3 cups cooked rice
3 tablespoons soy sauce
2 teaspoons dark sesame oil
1/4 cup green onion
In large nonstick skillet, brown ground beef, garlic and ginger over medium heat 8 to 10 minutes or until beef is no longer pink, breaking up into 3/4 inch crumbles.
Remove with slotted spoon; pour off drippings.
In same skillet, heat water over medium-high heat until hot.
Add bell pepper and pea pods; cook 3 minutes or until bell pepper is crisp-tender, stirring occasionally.
Add rice, soy sauce and sesame oil; mix well.
Return beef to skillet; heat through, about 5 minutes.
Stir in green onions before serving.