Sweet Potato Beef Mash-Up
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Total Recipe Time: 35 minutes
Preparation Time: 10 mintes
Cooking Time: 25 minutes
Makes 4 servings (2 tortillas, 1-1/4 cups beef and potato mixture, 1 table
1 pound Ground Beef (96% lean)
1/2 cup water, divided
4 teaspoons taco seasoning mix, divided
1 large sweet potato, cut into 1/2-inch cubes (about 2-1/2 cups)
1-1/2 cups diced yellow onion
1 tablespoon vegetable oil
1/4 cup plain nonfat Greek yogurt
1/2 teaspoon hot pepper sauce
2 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro leaves
8 Small corn tortillas (6 to 7-inch diameter), warmed (optional)
|1.||Heat large nonstick skillet over medium heat until hot. Add Ground Beef; cook 8 to 10 minutes, breaking into 1/2-inch crumbles and stirring occasionally. Remove drippings. Stir in 1/4 cup water and 2 teaspoons taco seasoning; cook 3 minutes. Remove from skillet; keep warm.
|2.||Combine sweet potatoes, onion, remaining 1/4 cup water and 2 teaspoons taco seasoning in same skillet. Bring water to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer 10 minutes, stirring once. Remove lid; stir in oil; continue cooking, uncovered, 4 to 6 minutes or until potatoes are tender and begin to brown, stirring frequently. Return beef mixture to skillet; continue to cook 2 to 4 minutes or until heated through, stirring occasionally.
|3.||Meanwhile, combine yogurt and hot sauce, as desired, in small bowl.
|4.||Evenly divide beef mixture into tortillas. Garnish with cilantro and serve with yogurt mixture, as desired.
Cook's Tip: Cooking times are for fresh or thoroughly thawed Ground Beef. Ground Beef should be cooked to an internal temperature of 160°F. Color is not a reliable indicator of Ground Beef doneness.
Cook's Tip: Two teaspoons each chili powder and ground cumin may be substituted for taco seasoning.
Nutrition information per serving: 377 calories; 10.5 g fat (3.3 g saturated fat; 3.3 g monounsaturated fat); 76 mg cholesterol; 174 mg sodium; 40.2 g carbohydrate; 5.4 g fiber; 30.9 g protein; 7.8 mg niacin; 0.7 mg vitamin B6; 2.5 mcg vitamin B12; 4.0 mg iron; 20.1 mcg selenium; 6.9 mg zinc; 91.2 mg choline. Trans fat 0.2g; polyunsaturated fat 2.9g; potassium 803mg; added sugars 0g.
This recipe is an excellent source of fiber, protein, niacin, vitamin B6, vitamin B12, iron, selenium and zinc; and a good source of choline.
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