Ground Beef Stew over Garlic Mashed Potatoes

The gang’s all here, so make dinner special with ground beef simmered in a delicious sauce and then topped with everyone’s favorite—garlic mashed potatoes.

  • Prep Time 25 min
  • Total Time 25 min
  • Servings 4

1/2
lb lean (at least 80%) ground beef
1/4
cup chopped onion
1
cup Green Giant™ Steamers™ frozen mixed vegetables
1
can (14.5 oz) diced tomatoes, drained
1
jar (12 oz) beef gravy
1/4
teaspoon dried marjoram leaves
1/4
teaspoon pepper
1 1/3
cups water
2
tablespoons butter or margarine
1/2
teaspoon garlic salt
1/3
cup milk
1
cup Betty Crocker™ Potato Buds™ mashed potatoes (dry)
1
tablespoon chopped fresh parsley

  • 1 In 12-inch nonstick skillet, cook beef and onion over medium-high heat, stirring frequently, until beef is thoroughly cooked; drain.
  • 2 Stir in mixed vegetables, tomatoes, gravy, marjoram and pepper. Heat to boiling. Reduce heat to low; simmer uncovered 8 to 10 minutes, stirring occasionally, until vegetables are tender.
  • 3 In 2-quart saucepan, heat water, butter and garlic salt to boiling. Remove from heat. Stir in milk, dry potatoes and parsley just until moistened. Let stand about 30 seconds or until liquid is absorbed. Fluff potatoes with fork. Serve beef mixture over potatoes.

Expert Tips

Oregano can be used in place of the marjoram; both are mint-family herbs from the Mediterranean mountains.

In place of the potatoes, try this thick, rich stew over biscuits, rice or pasta.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
310
(
Calories from Fat
130),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
15g
15%
(Saturated Fat
7g,
7%
Trans Fat
1g
1%
),
Cholesterol
55mg
55%;
Sodium
880mg
880%;
Total Carbohydrate
29g
29%
(Dietary Fiber
2g
2%
  Sugars
5g
5%
),
Protein
16g
16%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
25%;
Vitamin C
15%;
Calcium
6%;
Iron
15%;
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.