Beef Chili 'n Cheddar-Topped Potatoes

Total Time
40mins
Prep 15 mins
Cook 25 mins

Family pleasing. For the more daring, kick it up a knotch and use ancho or chipotle chile powder.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Pierce potatoes in several places. Microwave on HIGH 11 - 13 minutes or until tender, rearranging once. Let stand 5 minutes.
  2. Heat large nonstick skillet over medium heat until hot. Add ground beef; cook 8 - 10 minutes, breaking into 3/4-inch crumbles and stirring occasionally. Remove from skillet with slotted spoon; pour off drippings. Return beef to skillet; stir in chili powder and 1/2 teaspoon salt.
  3. Add beans and 1 cup cheese; cook and stir until heated through.
  4. Cut a slit lengthwise in potatoes; fluff potatoes with fork. Season with salt and pepper, as desired. Spoon beef mixture evenly over potatoes; sprinkle with green onions and 1/2 cup cheese.