Cheeseburger Mexicana

Olé! Tortilla chips and salsa put a Mexican spin on a favorite skillet pasta dish. Hamburger Helper® dinner mix makes it easy.

  • Prep Time 5 min
  • Total Time 30 min
  • Servings 5

Ingredients

1
pound lean ground beef
1
cup water
2
cups milk
1
package Hamburger Helper™ cheeseburger macaroni
5
cups slightly crushed tortilla chips
1 1/4
cups Old El Paso™ salsa (any variety)
2/3
cup sour cream
Sliced ripe olives, if desired
Green onion, sliced, if desired
  • 1 Cook beef in 10-inch skillet over medium-high heat, stirring occasionally, until brown; drain.
  • 2 Stir in hot water, milk, uncooked pasta and sauce mix (from Hambuger Helper box). Heat to boiling, stirring occasionally.
  • 3 Reduce heat; cover and simmer about 10 minutes, stirring occasionally, until pasta is tender. Remove from heat and uncover (sauce will thicken as it stands).
  • 4 Arrange 1 cup tortilla chips on each of 5 serving plates. Spoon about 1 cup beef mixture over tortilla chips on each plate. Top each with 1/4 cup salsa and about 2 tablespoons sour cream. Sprinkle with olives and onions.

Expert Tips

Turn this specialty into a taco salad by serving on a bed of shredded or bite-size pieces of lettuce or mixed greens and topping with crushed tortilla chips.

Why not fill taco shells with leftovers? You'll have Taco Salad-Stuffed Tacos! Or wrap extras in flour tortillas for Taco Salad Wraps.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
780
(
Calories from Fat
340),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
38g
38%
(Saturated Fat
11g,
11%
Trans Fat
1g
1%
),
Cholesterol
80mg
80%;
Sodium
1700mg
1700%;
Total Carbohydrate
82g
82%
(Dietary Fiber
2g
2%
  Sugars
11g
11%
),
Protein
27g
27%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
20%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
15%;
Iron
30%;
Exchanges:
4 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 1/2 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 1 1/2 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 6 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
5 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.