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Zesty Zucchini Stew

Dutch oven cooking is as popular now as it was centuries ago and today’s cooks have discovered that this type of cookware is capable of producing an amazing array of delicious meals. We have collected many Dutch oven recipes over the years and we hope you will use them to create some great meals for your family and friends.

If you miss your Mom’s recipe, then this will bring everything back.


2 diced zucchini
2 (14.5 ounce) cans peeled and diced tomatoes
3 pounds ground beef
2 cups uncooked white rice
1 chopped onion
salt and pepper to taste

Cooking Instructions:

Prep time: 10 minutes
Cooking time:  35 minutes

Cooking Steps:

  • Using your cast iron pot or Dutch oven combine the zucchini and onion, cover with 3 inches of water. Turn the heat into medium high and bring into a boil.
  • Stir in the tomatoes and rice, reduce the heat and let it simmer.
  • In a large cast iron skillet cook the beef over medium heat until browned.
  • Mix and stir into the zucchini soup, you can add water if needed.
  • Season with salt and pepper and let it simmer for about 20 minutes more or until the rice is soft and tender.
  • Serve hot.

Our Dutch oven recipes are primarily used with cast iron dutch ovens, but you may also use them with aluminum dutch ovens or enameled dutch ovens. If you are new to dutch oven cooking, we recommend you consider buying cookware made by a reputable manufacturer such a Lodge, Le Crueset, Staub, All-Clad, Mario Battali, Calphalon and Emerilware. We check prices regularly for dutch ovens and by far the best prices have always been found at Amazon.



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