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Ground Beef "Totchos"

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  • 30 min prep time
  • 30 min total time
  • 8 ingredients
  • 6 servings
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Put a fun twist on dinnertime with these potato nugget nachos loaded with all your favorite toppings.

Ingredients

2
bags (16 oz each) Cascadian Farm™ Spud Puppies™ organic frozen potatoes
1/2
lb lean (at least 80%) ground beef
1/2
package Old El Paso™ taco seasoning mix (about 2 tablespoons)
3
tablespoons water
1 1/2
cups shredded Mexican cheese blend (6 oz)
1
cup Old El Paso™ Thick 'n Chunky salsa
Shredded lettuce
Sour cream and guacamole, if desired

Steps

  • 1 Heat oven to 425°F. Line cookie sheet with sides with foil or cooking parchment paper. Place frozen potatoes on cookie sheet. Bake as directed on bag.
  • 2 Meanwhile, in 10-inch skillet, cook beef over medium heat 8 to 10 minutes, stirring occasionally, until thoroughly cooked; drain. Add taco seasoning mix and water. Cook about 2 minutes or until hot.
  • 3 Sprinkle potatoes with beef mixture and cheese. Bake 3 to 5 minutes longer or just until cheese is melted. Top with remaining ingredients.
  • 1 Heat oven to 425°F. Line cookie sheet with sides with foil or cooking parchment paper. Place frozen potatoes on cookie sheet. Bake as directed on bag.
  • 2 Meanwhile, in 10-inch skillet, cook beef over medium heat 8 to 10 minutes, stirring occasionally, until thoroughly cooked; drain. Add taco seasoning mix and water. Cook about 2 minutes or until hot.
  • 3 Sprinkle potatoes with beef mixture and cheese. Bake 3 to 5 minutes longer or just until cheese is melted. Top with remaining ingredients.

Expert Tips

Swap out the ground beef for a can of drained, rinsed black beans for a vegetarian twist.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
490
Calories from Fat
250
% Daily Value
Total Fat
28g
43%
Saturated Fat
8g
39%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
50mg
17%
Sodium
1340mg
56%
Total Carbohydrate
43g
14%
Dietary Fiber
3g
14%
Sugars
1g
Protein
16g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
10%
10%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
20%
20%
Iron
8%
8%
Exchanges:
2 1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 1/2 High-Fat Meat; 4 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
3
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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