Alfredo Beef-Topped Potatoes

Stuffed potatoes make a great main course. Try this inviting combo of sautéed ground beef, frozen broccoli florets, and prepared sauce.

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  • prep time 25 min
  • total time
  • ingredients 8
  • servings 4
 

Ingredients

4
medium baking potatoes
1
lb. lean (at least 80%) ground beef
1/2
teaspoon seasoned salt
1/4
teaspoon pepper
2
cups Green Giant™ Steamers™ frozen broccoli florets (from 12-oz bag)
1
medium red bell pepper, cut into bite-sized strips
1
(10-oz.) container (1 1/4 cups) refrigerated Alfredo sauce
2
tablespoons chopped fresh basil, if desired

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LOCATION

Steps

  • 1 Pierce potatoes with fork several times; place on microwave-safe plate. Microwave on High for 6 to 8 minutes or until fork-tender, turning once.
  • 2 Meanwhile, in 12-inch nonstick skillet, break up ground beef; sprinkle with seasoned salt and pepper. Cook over medium-high heat until beef is thoroughly cooked, stirring frequently. Drain.
  • 3 Stir in broccoli, bell pepper and Alfredo sauce. Reduce heat to low; cook about 6 minutes or until broccoli is crisp-tender, stirring occasionally.
  • 4 Place potatoes on individual serving plates. Cut potatoes in half lengthwise; mash slightly in skin. Top each potato half with beef mixture; sprinkle with basil.
  • 1 Pierce potatoes with fork several times; place on microwave-safe plate. Microwave on High for 6 to 8 minutes or until fork-tender, turning once.
  • 2 Meanwhile, in 12-inch nonstick skillet, break up ground beef; sprinkle with seasoned salt and pepper. Cook over medium-high heat until beef is thoroughly cooked, stirring frequently. Drain.
  • 3 Stir in broccoli, bell pepper and Alfredo sauce. Reduce heat to low; cook about 6 minutes or until broccoli is crisp-tender, stirring occasionally.
  • 4 Place potatoes on individual serving plates. Cut potatoes in half lengthwise; mash slightly in skin. Top each potato half with beef mixture; sprinkle with basil.

EXPERT TIPS

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Expert Tips

Roasted bell peppers from a jar or the deli can be substituted for the red bell pepper. Drain them well before adding.

If you use reduced-fat Alfredo sauce and 93% extra-lean ground beef, you can cut the fat by about 21 grams and reduce the calories to 410 per serving.

Nutritional information

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
585
(
Calories from Fat
315),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
35g
35%
(Saturated Fat
19g,
19%
),
Cholesterol
140mg
140%;
Sodium
550mg
550%;
Total Carbohydrate
35g
35%
(Dietary Fiber
4g
4%
  Sugars
5g
5%
),
Protein
33g
33%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
68%;
Vitamin C
72%;
Calcium
22%;
Iron
24%;
Exchanges:
2 Starch; 1 Vegetable; 3 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.