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Beef & Potatoes

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Beef & Potatoes
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  • Makes: 4 Servings

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 cup water
  • 7 medium potatoes, peeled and thinly sliced (6-8 potatoes)
  • 12 Eating Smart Seasoning Mix (12 Tablespoons (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. 

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

Nutrition Information

Nutrients Amount
Calories 264
Total Fat 5 g
Saturated Fat 2 g
Cholesterol 40 mg
Sodium 52 mg
Total Carbohydrate 37 g
Dietary Fiber 5 g
Total Sugars 2 g
Added Sugars included 0 g
Protein 17 g
Vitamin D 0 mcg
Calcium 34 mg
Iron 3 mg
Potassium 1075 mg
N/A - data is not available
Nutrients Amount
Calories 264
Total Fat 5 g
Saturated Fat 2 g
Monounsaturated Fat 2 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 0 g
Linoleic Acid 0 g
a-Linolenic Acid 0 g
Omega 3 - EPA 0 mg
Omega 3 - DHA 0 mg
Cholesterol 40 mg
Total Carbohydrate 37 g
Dietary Fiber 5 g
Total Sugars 2 g
Added Sugars 0 g
Protein 17 g
Minerals
Calcium 34 mg
Potassium 1075 mg
Sodium 52 mg
Copper 277 mcg
Iron 3 mg
Magnesium 61 mg
Phosphorus 228 mg
Selenium 11 mcg
Zinc 4 mg
Vitamins
Vitamin A 0 mcg RAE
Vitamin B6 1 mg
Vitamin B12 1 mcg
Vitamin C 42 mg
Vitamin D 0 mcg
Vitamin E 0 mg
Vitamin K 5 mcg
Folate 38 mcg DFE
Thiamin 0 mg
Riboflavin 0 mg
Niacin 5 mg
Choline 66 mg
Note: only nutrients that are available will show on this display

MyPlate Food Groups

MyPlate Food Groups
Vegetables
1 1/2 cups
Protein Foods
1 3/4 ounces

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