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Cheesy Potato Nugget Skillet

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Cheesy Potato Nugget Skillet
  • Prep 10 min
  • Total 30 min
  • Servings 4
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A family meal that combines all the kids' favorites and easily comes together.
Updated May 21, 2015

Ingredients

  • 1 lb lean (at least 80%) ground beef
  • 1 cup nacho cheese sauce (from 15-oz jar)
  • 3/4 cup frozen sweet peas
  • 1 cup shredded Monterey Jack cheese (4 oz)
  • 1 bag (16 oz) Cascadian Farm™ Spud Puppies™ frozen organic crispy golden potatoes

Steps

  • 1
    Heat oven to 425°F.
  • 2
    In 10-inch ovenproof skillet, cook beef over medium heat 5 to 7 minutes, stirring occasionally, until no longer pink; drain. Stir in cheese sauce. Layer frozen peas and cheese on top of beef mixture. Top with even layer frozen potatoes.
  • 3
    Bake about 25 minutes or until potatoes are crispy and golden brown and mixture is bubbling.

Tips from the Betty Crocker Kitchens

  • tip 1
    Sneak in extra servings of veggies by adding additional layers of frozen corn or mixed veggies. Or add 1/2 cup chopped onion when cooking ground beef.
  • tip 2
    To add a little heat, use shredded pepper Jack cheese.

Nutrition

730 Calories, 47g Total Fat, 36g Protein, 41g Total Carbohydrate, 11g Sugars

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
730
Calories from Fat
420
Total Fat
47g
72%
Saturated Fat
15g
76%
Trans Fat
1 1/2g
Cholesterol
120mg
39%
Sodium
1590mg
66%
Potassium
940mg
27%
Total Carbohydrate
41g
14%
Dietary Fiber
3g
13%
Sugars
11g
Protein
36g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
20%
20%
Vitamin C
4%
4%
Calcium
45%
45%
Iron
15%
15%
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 3 1/2 Lean Meat; 1 High-Fat Meat; 5 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
3
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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