Beef and Salsa Skillet

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.

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lb lean (at least 80%) ground beef
jar (16 oz) Old El Paso® Thick 'n Chunky salsa (2 cups)
can (15 oz) Progresso® dark red kidney beans, undrained
can (7 oz) Green Giant® Niblets® whole kernel corn, undrained
can (8 oz) tomato sauce
teaspoons chili powder
1 1/2
cups Original Bisquick® mix
cup milk
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.
Makes 6 servings
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
Make an equally delicious and quick meal by substituting ground turkey breast for the ground beef.
Health Twist
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.
Serve With
Complete this easy meal with a salad of sliced oranges, sliced avocado and red onion rings drizzled with your favorite vinaigrette dressing.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 390
    • (Calories from Fat 120),
  • Total Fat 13g
    • (Saturated Fat 4 1/2g,
    • Trans Fat 1 1/2g),
  • Cholesterol 50mg;
  • Sodium 1510mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 46g
    • (Dietary Fiber 5g,
    • Sugars 8g),
  • Protein 21g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    • 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.