Southwest Skillet

This one-pan easy dinner has something for everyone. Beef for the meat eaters, chili powder for a bit of spice and sweetness from the sweet potatoes. It’s a quick, weeknight meal that will become a staple in your dinner rotation. You can freeze this and serve another time, making it even easier. Just add the cheese after thawing and heating.

  • 2 tbs Olive oil
  • ½ cup Onion, diced
  • 1 lb Ground beef
  • 4 tsp Chili powder
  • 2 tsp Ground cumin
  • ½ tsp Kosher salt/ black pepper to taste
  • 2 tsp Garlic, crushed
  • 2 cups Sweet potatoes, peeled and diced
  • 14.5-oz can Diced tomatoes
  • 4 oz can Diced green chiles
  • 1/4 cup Water
  • ½ cup Cheddar cheese, shredded

1. Heat olive oil in a large skillet over medium heat.

2. Add ground beef and diced onion. Break up the beef and mix.

3. Add in 2 teaspoons chili powder, 1 teaspoon cumin, and salt and pepper. When beef is almost done, add garlic and cook for 2 to 3 minutes. Pour mixture into a bowl and wipe out the skillet.

4. In the same skillet, add sweet potato, tomatoes, green chiles, water, 2 teaspoons of chili powder, 1 teaspoon cumin, salt and pepper. Stir everything together and cover.

5. Lower the heat and simmer for 25 minutes or until potatoes are tender.

6. Mix ground beef in with potato mixture and toss together. Top with shredded cheese and cover with the lid again for 2 to 3 minutes until cheese melts.

Serves 4 | Time to Table 30-35 mins