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Italian Beef with Mashed Potatoes

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Italian Beef with Mashed Potatoes
  • Prep 35 min
  • Total 35 min
  • Ingredients 12
  • Servings 4
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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

  • tip 1
    If your grocery store does not carry the very-low-sodium beef bouillon granules, look for reduced-sodium granules instead.
  • tip 2
    Instead of the mashed potatoes, you can also serve this saucy dish over hot cooked noodles or rice.

Nutrition Information

390 Calories, 13g Total Fat, 35g Protein, 34g Total Carbohydrate, 11g Sugars

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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