Beef and Salsa Skillet

Cook and serve dinner from one skillet! You'll only have one pan to wash after you've devoured this tasty Mexican dinner.

  • Prep Time 15 min
  • Total Time 35 min
  • Servings 6

1
lb lean (at least 80%) ground beef
1
jar (16 oz) Old El Paso™ Thick 'n Chunky salsa (2 cups)
1
can (15 oz) Progresso™ dark red kidney beans, undrained
1
can (7 oz) Green Giant™ Niblets® whole kernel corn, undrained
1
can (8 oz) tomato sauce
2
teaspoons chili powder
1 1/2
cups Original Bisquick™ mix
1/2
cup milk
1/2
cup shredded Colby-Monterey Jack cheese (2 oz), if desired

  • 1 In 12-inch skillet, cook beef over medium heat, stirring occasionally, until brown; drain. Stir in salsa, beans, corn, tomato sauce and 1 teaspoon of the chili powder. Heat to boiling; reduce heat to low.
  • 2 In medium bowl, stir Bisquick mix, remaining 1 teaspoon chili powder and the milk until soft dough forms. Drop dough by 6 spoonfuls onto simmering beef mixture.
  • 3 Cover; cook about 20 minutes or until dumplings are light and fluffy inside. Sprinkle with cheese. Cover; cook about 2 minutes or until cheese is melted.

Expert Tips

Make an equally delicious and quick meal by substituting ground turkey breast for the ground beef.

For 7 grams of fat and 340 calories per serving, use 3/4 pound extra-lean (at least 90%) ground beef and 1 1/2 cups Bisquick Heart Smart® mix.

Complete this easy meal with a salad of sliced oranges, sliced avocado and red onion rings drizzled with your favorite vinaigrette dressing.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
390
(
Calories from Fat
120),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
13g
13%
(Saturated Fat
4 1/2g,
4 1/2%
Trans Fat
1 1/2g
1 1/2%
),
Cholesterol
50mg
50%;
Sodium
1510mg
1510%;
Total Carbohydrate
46g
46%
(Dietary Fiber
5g
5%
  Sugars
8g
8%
),
Protein
21g
21%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
20%;
Vitamin C
4%;
Calcium
10%;
Iron
20%;
Exchanges:
3 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 2 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
3
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.