Saucy Ground Beef-Topped Potatoes

Here’s a new way to think of potatoes – as the mainstay of the meal. These recipes offer a mouth-watering variety of topped potatoes that are sure to please. They make creative use of convenience ingredients, too. Why not try a topper tater … today?

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  • prep time 20 min
  • total time 20 min
  • ingredients 5
  • servings 3
 

Ingredients

3
medium baking potatoes
1/2
lb. lean ground beef
1
(14-oz.) jar spaghetti sauce
1
(7-oz.) can Green Giant™ Niblets® Whole Kernel Sweet Corn, drained
1
oz. (1/4 cup) shredded mozzarella cheese

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  • 1 Pierce potatoes with fork. Place on microwave-safe paper towel in microwave oven. Microwave on HIGH for 10 to 13 minutes or until tender, turning potatoes over and rearranging halfway through cooking. Let stand 3 minutes.
  • 2 Meanwhile, brown ground beef in medium nonstick skillet over medium heat for 8 to 10 minutes or until thoroughly cooked, stirring frequently. Drain. Stir in spaghetti sauce and corn. Cover; simmer 4 to 5 minutes or until thoroughly heated, stirring occasionally.
  • 3 To serve, cut potatoes in half lengthwise; place on 3 individual plates. Mash potatoes slightly with fork. Top each potato with 2/3 cup beef mixture. Sprinkle with cheese.
  • 1 Pierce potatoes with fork. Place on microwave-safe paper towel in microwave oven. Microwave on HIGH for 10 to 13 minutes or until tender, turning potatoes over and rearranging halfway through cooking. Let stand 3 minutes.
  • 2 Meanwhile, brown ground beef in medium nonstick skillet over medium heat for 8 to 10 minutes or until thoroughly cooked, stirring frequently. Drain. Stir in spaghetti sauce and corn. Cover; simmer 4 to 5 minutes or until thoroughly heated, stirring occasionally.
  • 3 To serve, cut potatoes in half lengthwise; place on 3 individual plates. Mash potatoes slightly with fork. Top each potato with 2/3 cup beef mixture. Sprinkle with cheese.

EXPERT TIPS

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Expert Tips

Prepare the topping for these potatoes a day in advance; cover and refrigerate. Reheat the mixture before topping the potatoes.

Carrot and celery sticks, lemonade and frozen fudge bars go well with these family-pleasing potatoes.

Nutritional information

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
440
(
Calories from Fat
140),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
15g
15%
(Saturated Fat
5g,
5%
),
Cholesterol
50mg
50%;
Sodium
840mg
840%;
Total Carbohydrate
55g
55%
(Dietary Fiber
7g
7%
  Sugars
5g
5%
),
Protein
22g
22%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
10%;
Vitamin C
35%;
Calcium
10%;
Iron
20%;
Exchanges:
3 1/2 Starch; 3 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 1 Fat;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.