Skillet Pasta Italiano
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Skillet Pasta Italiano

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

4
servings
15 min
PREP TIME
20 min
TOTAL TIME

Ingredients

3 ounces (1 cup) uncooked dried rotini

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 quartered

How to make

  1. STEP 1

    Cook rotini according to package directions. Drain.

  2. STEP 2

    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.

  3. STEP 3

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

  4. STEP 4

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

Tip #1

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

470Calories
23Fat (mg)
90Cholesterol (mg)
1380Sodium (mg)
32Carbohydrates (g)
4Dietary Fiber
34Protein (g)

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  May 05, 2009

easy and fast prep

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