Skillet Pasta Italiano

Skillet Pasta Italiano

This skillet main dish is full of pasta, ground beef and great Italian flavors.

15 min.prep time 20 min.total time
4 servings
141 Rating

Ingredients

3 ounces (1 cup) uncooked dried rotini (corkscrew or pasta twists)
1 pound lean ground beef
1/2 cup chopped green bell pepper
1 medium (1/2 cup) onion, chopped
1 (14.5-ounce) can stewed tomatoes
1 (8-ounce) can tomato sauce
1 (4-ounce) can mushroom stems and pieces, drained
1 teaspoon dried basil leaves
1 teaspoon dried oregano leaves
1/2 teaspoon garlic salt
8 (3/4-ounce) slices Land O Lakes® Deli American Cheese, quartered

Directions

Cook rotini according to package directions. Drain.

Combine ground beef, green pepper and onion in 10-inch skillet. Cook over medium heat, stirring occasionally, 5-8 minutes or until ground beef is browned. Drain off fat.

Stir in cooked rotini and all remaining ingredients except cheese. Cover; cook over low heat, stirring occasionally, 8-10 minutes or until heated through.

Stir in 1 cup cheese until melted. Sprinkle with remaining cheese.

Recipe Tip

To freeze and cook later, cook pasta minimum amount of time as directed on package. Meanwhile, combine ground beef, green pepper and onion in 10-inch skillet. Cook over medium heat, stirring occasionally, 5-8 minutes or until ground beef is browned. Drain off fat. Stir in cooked rotini and all remaining ingredients except cheese. Cool slightly; place into resealable freezer food bag. Place cheese strips into small resealable freezer food bag. Place bags into freezer; freeze for up to 3 months. To thaw, place in refrigerator 24 hours or until thawed. Pour beef mixture into 10-inch skillet. Cover; cook over low heat, stirring occasionally, 8-10 minutes or until heated through. Stir in 1 cup cheese until melted. Sprinkle with remaining cheese.

Nutrition Facts (1 serving)

Calories: 470

Fat: 23g

Cholesterol: 90mg

Sodium: 1380mg

Carbohydrates: 32g

Dietary Fiber: 4g

Protein: 34g

Recipe #5344D©1995Land O'Lakes, Inc.

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