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Creamy Beef & Potatoes Recipe

Creamy Beef & Potatoes Recipe

One of my husband's favorite childhood memories was eating his Grandma Barney's Tater Tot Casserole. It's just as much fun making with O'Brien potatoes, too. — Heather Matthews, Keller, Texas
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min. YIELD:4 servings

Ingredients

  • 4 cups frozen O'Brien potatoes
  • 1 tablespoon water
  • 1 pound ground beef
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 2 cans (10-3/4 ounces each) condensed cream of mushroom soup, undiluted
  • 2/3 cup 2% milk
  • 2 cups (8 ounces) shredded Colby-Monterey Jack cheese

Directions

  • 1. Place potatoes and water in a microwave-safe bowl. Microwave, covered, on high for 8-10 minutes or until tender, stirring twice.
  • 2. Meanwhile, in a Dutch oven, cook beef over medium heat 6-8 minutes or until no longer pink, breaking into crumbles; drain. Stir in salt and pepper. In a small bowl, whisk soup and milk until blended; add to beef. Stir in potatoes. Sprinkle with cheese. Reduce heat to low; cook, covered, until cheese is melted. Yield: 4 servings.
Editor's Note: This recipe was tested in a 1,100-watt microwave.

Nutritional Facts

1-3/4 cups equals 664 calories, 38 g fat (19 g saturated fat), 130 mg cholesterol, 1,851 mg sodium, 40 g carbohydrate, 6 g fiber, 37 g protein.

Wine Pairings

Full-Bodied White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a full-bodied white wine such as Chardonnay or Viognier.