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Skillet Beef and Potatoes Recipe

Skillet Beef and Potatoes Recipe

Sirloin strips with red potatoes and fresh rosemary are seriously amazing and ready in a flash. The key is precooking potatoes in the microwave to speed the process. —Taste of Home Test Kitchen, Milwaukee, Wisconsin
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min. YIELD:4 servings


  • 1-1/2 pounds red potatoes (about 5 medium), halved and cut into 1/4-in. slices
  • 1/3 cup water
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 pound beef top sirloin steak, cut into thin strips
  • 1/2 cup chopped onion
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil, divided
  • 2 teaspoons garlic pepper blend
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons minced fresh rosemary


  • 1. Place potatoes, water and salt in a microwave-safe dish; microwave, covered, on high for 7-9 minutes or until potatoes are tender. Drain.
  • 2. Meanwhile, toss beef with onion, 2 tablespoons oil and pepper blend. Place a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add half of the beef mixture; cook and stir 2-3 minutes or until no longer pink. Remove from pan; repeat with remaining beef mixture.
  • 3. In a clean skillet, heat remaining oil over medium-high heat. Add potatoes; cook 4-5 minutes or until lightly browned, turning occasionally. Stir in beef mixture and rosemary. Yield: 4 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1-1/2 cups: 320 calories, 16g fat (4g saturated fat), 63mg cholesterol, 487mg sodium, 20g carbohydrate (2g sugars, 2g fiber), 23g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3 lean meat, 2 fat, 1 starch.

Reviews for Skillet Beef and Potatoes

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soury User ID: 1617925 54807
Reviewed Jul. 31, 2014

"I made this but added mushroom gravy was very delicious. Also added some mushrooms ,will cook it again"

Ptrck85 User ID: 7455443 206190
Reviewed Mar. 24, 2014

"Quick and easy to make. Flavor was ok (wife loved it!) but we both agreed that there needed to be a sauce or gravy of some sort--dish was too dry as is."

jlc71088 User ID: 4350672 147800
Reviewed Mar. 23, 2014

"it was good but I did have to add salt to the garlic pepper blend for a little more flavor. It was super easy to make too."

Candi920 User ID: 4930338 139860
Reviewed Apr. 13, 2010


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Wine Pairings

Full-Bodied Red Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a full-bodied red wine such as Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot or Syrah.