Beef And Salsa With Dumplings

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  • 1 lb lean at least 80% ground beef
  • 1 jar chunky-style salsa 2 cups
  • 1 can dark red kidney beans undrained
  • 1 can 7 oz vacuum-packed whole kernel corn, undrained
  • 1 can 8 oz tomato sauce
  • 2 teaspoons chili powder
  • cups Original Bisquick mix
  • ½ cup milk
  • ½ cup shredded Colby–Monterey Jack cheese 2 oz, if desired


  • n 12-inch skillet, cook beef over medium heat, stirring occasionally, until browned; drain.
  • Stir in salsa, beans, corn, tomato sauce and 1 teaspoon of the chili powder.
  • Heat to boiling; reduce heat to low.
  • In medium bowl, stir Bisquick mix, remaining 1 teaspoon chili powder and the milk until soft dough forms.
  • Drop dough by 6 spoonfuls onto simmering beef mixture.
  • Cover; cook about 20 minutes or until dumplings are light and fluffy inside.
  • Sprinkle with cheese.
  • Cover; cook about 2 minutes or until cheese is melted.

Notes / Tips / Wine Advice:

Quick Variation:
Make an equally delicious and quick meal by substituting ground turkey breast for the ground beef.
Healthy twist :
To reduce the fat to about 7 grams and the calories to about 340 per serving, use 12 ounces extra-lean (at least 90%) ground beef and 1½ cups Bisquick Heart Smart mix.

Nutritional Information

Calories: 390 kcal