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Italian Beef with Mashed Potatoes

Italian Beef with Mashed Potatoes
  • Prep 35 min
  • Total 35 min
  • Ingredients 12
  • Servings 4
Craving beef and potatoes? Try an easy skillet meal that's on the table in about half an hour.

Ingredients

  • 2 teaspoons vegetable oil
  • 1 lb boneless beef sirloin, trimmed of fat, cut into thin bite-size strips
  • 1 can (6 oz) Italian-style tomato paste
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 packet (from 1.1-oz box) very-low-sodium beef-flavor bouillon
  • 1/2 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
  • 1 bag (1 lb) frozen stir-fry bell peppers and onions, thawed, drained
  • 1 1/3 cups water
  • 2 tablespoons butter or margarine
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/3 cup fat-free (skim) milk
  • 1 cup Betty Crocker™ Potato Buds™ mashed potatoes (dry)

Directions

  • 1
    In 12-inch skillet, heat oil over medium-high heat. Add beef; cook and stir about 5 minutes or until browned.
  • 2
    In medium bowl, mix tomato paste, 1 cup water, the beef bouillon and red pepper flakes. Add tomato mixture and stir-fry vegetables to skillet. Cook about 3 minutes, stirring occasionally, until mixture boils. Cook 3 to 5 minutes longer or until vegetables are tender.
  • 3
    Meanwhile, make mashed potatoes as directed on package, using remaining ingredients. Serve beef mixture over mashed potatoes.

Expert Tips

  • If your grocery store does not carry the very-low-sodium beef bouillon granules, look for reduced-sodium granules instead.
  • Instead of the mashed potatoes, you can also serve this saucy dish over hot cooked noodles or rice.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
390
Calories from Fat
110
Total Fat
13g
19%
Saturated Fat
5g
27%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
90mg
30%
Sodium
950mg
40%
Potassium
1170mg
33%
Total Carbohydrate
34g
11%
Dietary Fiber
4g
16%
Sugars
11g
Protein
35g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
20%
20%
Vitamin C
40%
40%
Calcium
6%
6%
Iron
25%
25%
Exchanges:
1 1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 2 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 4 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 0 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

More About This Recipe

  • Craving beef and potatoes? Try an easy skillet meal that's on the table in about half an hour.
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