Beef & Potatoes

Makes: 7 Servings
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The Eating Smart Seasoning Mix helps make this a quick and flavorful dinner of beef and potatoes. Try sweet potatoes or other types for increased variety.


1 pound ground beef (90% lean)
1 1/3 cups water
7 medium potatoes, peeled and thinly sliced (6-8 potatoes)
  salt (to taste, optional)


1. Wash and peel the potatoes.

2. Collect, slice, and measure all ingredients before starting to prepare the recipe.  

3. Brown ground beef in a large skillet. Drain the fat.

4. Add water, potatoes, and seasoning mix. Stir to combine with the beef. 

5. Bring to a boil, reduce heat to low, cover, and simmer for 20-30 minutes or until potatoes are tender.

6. Uncover and cook until excess water is evaporated.

7. Taste; then add a small amount of salt, if needed.

8. Refrigerate leftovers within 2 hours. Eat within 3 to 5 days. 



Be creative! Add chopped, cooked vegetables or frozen vegetables such as onion, carrots, peas, green beans, or corn after simmering. 

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