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Beef & Potatoes

Beef & Potatoes

43 Ratings
43 Ratings
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Beef & Potatoes
Makes: 4 Servings
Total Cost: $$$$

The Eating Smart Seasoning Mix helps make this a quick and flavorful dinner of beef and potatoes. Try sweet potatoes or other types for increased variety.

Ingredients

  • 1 pound ground beef (90% lean)
  • 1 1/3 cups water
  • 7 medium potatoes, peeled and thinly sliced
  • 12 tablespoons Eating Smart Seasoning Mix (3/4 cup)
  • salt (to taste, optional)

Directions

1. Wash and peel the potatoes.
2. Collect, slice, and measure all ingredients before starting to prepare the recipe.  
3. Brown ground beef in a large skillet. Drain the fat.
4. Add water, potatoes, and seasoning mix. Stir to combine with the beef. 
5. Bring to a boil, reduce heat to low, cover, and simmer for 20-30 minutes or until potatoes are tender.
6. Uncover and cook until excess water is evaporated.
7. Taste; then add a small amount of salt, if needed.
8. Refrigerate leftovers within 2 hours. Eat within 3 to 5 days. 
 

Notes

- Be creative! Add chopped, cooked vegetables or frozen vegetables such as onion, carrots, peas, green beans, or corn after simmering. 
- Learn more about potatoes.

Source:

Colorado State University and University of California at Davis. Eating Smart Being Active Recipes.

Nutrition Information

Nutrients Amount
Total Calories 514
Total Fat 10 g
Saturated Fat 4 g
Cholesterol 74 mg
Sodium 147 mg
Carbohydrates 74 g
Dietary Fiber 8 g
Total Sugars 9 g
Added Sugars included 0 g
Protein 32 g
Vitamin D 0 mcg
Calcium 198 mg
Iron 5 mg
Potassium 2125 mg
N/A - data is not available
Nutrients Amount
Total Calories 514
Total Fat 10 g
Saturated Fat 4 g
Monounsaturated Fat 4 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 0 g
Linoleic Acid 0 g
α-Linolenic Acid 0.1 g
Omega 3 - EPA 0 mg
Omega 3 - DHA 0 mg
Cholesterol 74 mg
Carbohydrates 74 g
Dietary Fiber 8 g
Total Sugars 9 g
Added Sugars included 0 g
Protein 32 g
Minerals
Calcium 198 mg
Potassium 2125 mg
Sodium 147 mg
Copper 511 mcg
Iron 5 mg
Magnesium 124 mg
Phosphorus 512 mg
Selenium 22 mcg
Zinc 7 mg
Vitamins
Vitamin A 72 mcg RAE
Vitamin B6 1.5 mg
Vitamin B12 3 mcg
Vitamin C 76 mg
Vitamin D 0 mcg
Vitamin E 0 mg
Vitamin K 11 mcg
Folate 79 mcg DFE
Thiamin 0.4 mg
Riboflavin 0.5 mg
Niacin 9 mg
Choline 136 mg
Note: only nutrients that are available will show on this display

MyPlate Food Groups

Vegetables 2 1/2 cups
Protein Foods 3 ounces
Dairy 1/2 cups

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