Barbecued Beef and Bow-Tie Dinner

Enjoy this barbecued beef and pasta made with Progresso® broth and Green Giant® corn – a tasty dinner that’s ready in 30 minutes.

  • Prep Time 15 min
  • Total Time 30 min
  • Servings 4

1
lb lean (at least 80%) ground beef
1
medium red bell pepper, chopped (1 cup)
1 1/2
cups uncooked mini bow-tie (mini farfalle) pasta (5 oz)
2 1/2
cups Progresso™ beef-flavored broth (from 32-oz carton)
1/2
cup barbecue sauce
1/2
teaspoon salt
1/4
teaspoon pepper
1
cup Green Giant™ Niblets® frozen corn (from 12-oz bag), thawed
1 1/2
cups shredded Cheddar cheese (6 oz)

  • 1 In 12-inch nonstick skillet, cook beef over medium-high heat 5 to 7 minutes, stirring occasionally, until thoroughly cooked; drain.
  • 2 Add bell pepper; cook and stir 1 minute. Stir in pasta, broth, barbecue sauce, salt and pepper. Heat to boiling; reduce heat to medium-low. Cover; cook 15 minutes, stirring occasionally, until pasta is tender.
  • 3 Stir in corn and 1 cup of the cheese. Top with remaining 1/2 cup cheese. Cover; cook 3 to 4 minutes longer, until corn is hot and cheese is melted.

Expert Tips

Buy a block of Cheddar cheese when it's on sale; shred and store, tightly sealed, in the freezer. It will be handy whenever you need it for a recipe.

Store-bought beef broth can be overly salty. Always look for the reduced-sodium varieties.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
680
(
Calories from Fat
250),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
28g
28%
(Saturated Fat
14g,
14%
Trans Fat
1g
1%
),
Cholesterol
115mg
115%;
Sodium
1470mg
1470%;
Total Carbohydrate
66g
66%
(Dietary Fiber
4g
4%
  Sugars
15g
15%
),
Protein
40g
40%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
30%;
Vitamin C
35%;
Calcium
25%;
Iron
25%;
Exchanges:
4 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1/2 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 3 High-Fat Meat; 1 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
4 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.