Description Sentence: This mash-up combines lean ground beef with diced sweet potatoes and taco seasoning. It's a Mexican spin on a traditional hash.
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Sweet Potato Beef Mash-Up
Calories377 Per Serving
Protein31g Per Serving
Fiber5g Per Serving
|Total Fat||10.5 g|
|Saturated Fat||3.3 g|
|Trans Fat||0.2 g|
|Polyunsaturated Fat||2.9 g|
|Monounsaturated Fat||3.3 g|
|Total Carbohydrate||40 g|
|Dietary Fiber||5 g|
2 1/2 starch, 3 lean meat
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 teaspoon vegetable oil
1/4 cup fat-free, plain 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)
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.
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.
Meanwhile, combine yogurt and hot sauce, as desired, in small bowl.
Evenly divide beef mixture into tortillas. Garnish with cilantro and serve with yogurt mixture, as desired.