Sweet Potato Beef Mash-Up

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Ingredients
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)
Instructions
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.

Nutritional Information
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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