Version 3 - Version 2 - Sweet Potato Beef Mash-Up
  • 35 minutes
  • Makes 4 servings (2 tortillas, 1-1/4 cups beef and potato mixture, 1 tablespoon yogurt mixture).
  • Family Dinners

Sweet Potato Beef Mash-Up

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  • 1 pound Ground Beef (96% lean)
  • 1/2 cup water, divided
  • 4 teaspoons taco seasoning mix, divided
  • 1 large sweet potato, cut into 1/2-inch cubes (about 2-1/2 cups)
  • 1-1/2 cups diced yellow onion
  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 1/4 cup plain nonfat Greek yogurt
  • 1/2 teaspoon hot pepper sauce
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro leaves
  • 8 Small corn tortillas (6 to 7-inch diameter), warmed (optional)


  • 1. Heat large nonstick skillet over medium heat until hot. Add Ground Beef; cook 8 to 10 minutes, breaking into 1/2-inch crumbles and stirring occasionally. Remove drippings. Stir in 1/4 cup water and 2 teaspoons taco seasoning; cook 3 minutes. Remove from skillet; keep warm.

  • 2. Combine sweet potatoes, onion, remaining 1/4 cup water and 2 teaspoons taco seasoning in same skillet. Bring water to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer 10 minutes, stirring once. Remove lid; stir in oil; continue cooking, uncovered, 4 to 6 minutes or until potatoes are tender and begin to brown, stirring frequently. Return beef mixture to skillet; continue to cook 2 to 4 minutes or until heated through, stirring occasionally.

  • 3. Meanwhile, combine yogurt and hot sauce, as desired, in small bowl.

  • 4. Evenly divide beef mixture into tortillas. Garnish with cilantro and serve with yogurt mixture, as desired.

  • Test Kitchen Tips Cooking times are for fresh or thoroughly thawed Ground Beef. Ground Beef should be cooked to an internal temperature of 160°F. Color is not a reliable indicator of Ground Beef doneness.