Garden Veggies and Beef Salad

Welcome family to the dinner table with a first cousin to Taco Salad. Thank Hamburger Helper® dinner mix for making it easy.

  • Prep Time 5 min
  • Total Time 35 min
  • Servings 6

Ingredients

1
pound lean ground beef
3 1/2
cups hot water
1
package Hamburger Helper™ beef pasta
1
large garlic clove, finely chopped
1
small head lettuce, shredded
1
medium green bell pepper, cut into 2-inch strips
1
medium red onion, sliced
1
cup cherry tomatoes, cut in half
1/2
cup Italian dressing
1/2
teaspoon Italian seasoning
  • 1 Cook beef in 10-inch skillet over medium-high heat, stirring occasionally, until brown; drain.
  • 2 Stir in hot water, uncooked Pasta, Sauce Mix and garlic. Heat to boiling, stirring occasionally.
  • 3 Reduce heat; cover and simmer 10 minutes, stirring occasionally. Uncover; simmer 5 minutes longer. Cool 5 minutes.
  • 4 Mix remaining ingredients in large bowl. Add beef mixture; toss. Serve immediately.

Expert Tips

Cut up the bell pepper, onion and tomatoes the night before serving. Store in separate plastic bags, tightly sealed, in the fridge.

Bell peppers come in many colors. Yellow, red and orange are a bit sweeter than green or purple but work well in this great salad.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
370
(
Calories from Fat
180 ),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
20 g
20 %
(Saturated Fat
6 g,
6 %
),
Cholesterol
65 mg
65 %;
Sodium
960 mg
960 %;
Total Carbohydrate
32 g
32 %
(Dietary Fiber
3 g
3 %
),
Protein
18 g
18 %
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
10%;
Vitamin C
46%;
Calcium
4%;
Iron
12%;
Exchanges:
1 1/2 Starch; 1 1/2 Vegetable; 2 Fat;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.