Sweet Potato Beef Mash-Up
  • 35 minutes
  • Makes 4 servings

Beefy Sweet Potato Mash-Up

This mash-up combines lean ground beef with diced sweet potatoes and taco seasoning. It's a Mexican spin on a traditional hash. This Beef. It's What's For Dinner. recipe is certified by the American Heart Association®.

Ingredients

  • 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 onions
  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 1/4 cup plain nonfat Greek-style 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.

    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.
  2. Combine sweet potatoes, onions, remaining 1/4 cup water and remaining 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.


  • Test Kitchen Tips 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.

Nutrition Information

377 Calories; 10.5g Total Fat; 3.3g Saturated Fat; 3.3g Monounsaturated Fat; 76mg Cholesterol; 174mg Sodium; 40.2g Total carbohydrate; 30.9g Protein; 4mg Iron; 7.8mg Niacin; 0.7mg Vitamin B6; 91.2mg Choline; 2.5mcg Vitamin B12; 6.9mg Zinc; 20.1mcg Selenium; 5.4g Fiber.