Olé Salsa Potatoes

Olé Salsa Potatoes

Skip the taco shell and spoon the filling onto tender baked potatoes. A microwave has it ready in 20 minutes.

Prep Time

20

Minutes

Total Time

20

Minutes

Makes

4

servings

4
large baking potatoes (about 8 oz each)
1
lb extra-lean (at least 90%) ground beef
1/2
cup Old El Paso® Thick 'n Chunky salsa
1
teaspoon chili powder
1
cup shredded Cheddar cheese (4 oz)
Sour cream, if desired
Additional Old El Paso® Thick 'n Chunky salsa, if desired
  1. Pierce potatoes several times with fork. Place on microwavable paper towel in microwave oven. Microwave on High 10 to 13 minutes or until tender, turning potatoes over and rearranging halfway through cooking. Let stand in microwave oven 5 minutes.
  2. Meanwhile, in 10-inch nonstick skillet, cook ground beef over medium-high heat 5 to 7 minutes, stirring frequently, until thoroughly cooked; drain if necessary. Stir in 1/2 cup salsa and the chili powder.
  3. Cut potatoes in half lengthwise; place 2 halves on each plate. Spoon beef mixture evenly over potatoes. Sprinkle 1/4 cup cheese over each serving. Serve with sour cream and additional salsa.
Makes 4 servings (2 potato halves each)
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
Tip
Lightly press down and roll each "baked" potato on the kitchen counter before cutting it in half. This softens the flesh of the potato and makes it easier to eat.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 470
    • (Calories from Fat 170),
  • Total Fat 19g
    • (Saturated Fat 10g,
    • Trans Fat 1g),
  • Cholesterol 100mg;
  • Sodium 470mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 43g
    • (Dietary Fiber 3g,
    • Sugars 3g),
  • Protein 32g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 3 Starch;
    • 0 Fruit;
    • 0 Other Carbohydrate;
    • 0 Skim Milk;
    • 0 Low-Fat Milk;
    • 0 Milk;
    • 0 Vegetable;
    • 0 Very Lean Meat;
    • 3 Lean Meat;
    • 0 High-Fat Meat;
    • 1 1/2 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 3;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.