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?

  • 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
  • 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.
  • 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.
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