Mexican Pasta Skillet

Mexican Pasta Skillet

This 30-minute sizzling skillet will have your family running to the table!

Prep Time

30

Minutes

Total Time

30

Minutes

Makes

6

servings

1
lb extra-lean (at least 93%) ground beef
1
jar (16 oz) Muir Glen® organic mild salsa
1
cup Muir Glen® organic tomato sauce (from 15-oz can)
1 1/2
cups water
2
cups uncooked regular or multigrain elbow macaroni
1
cup Green Giant® frozen corn
1/2
cup shredded reduced-fat sharp Cheddar cheese (2 oz)
  1. In 12-inch skillet, cook beef over medium-high heat 5 to 7 minutes, stirring occasionally, until thoroughly cooked; drain.
  2. Stir in salsa, tomato sauce and water. Heat to boiling. Stir in macaroni and corn. Reduce heat; cover and simmer 12 to 15 minutes, stirring occasionally, until macaroni is tender.
  3. Sprinkle with cheese. Cover; let stand 1 to 2 minutes or until cheese is melted.
Makes 6 servings (about 1 1/3 cups each)
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
Substitution
Lean ground turkey can be used instead of the ground beef, if you like.
Serve-With
Toss a crisp green salad with your favorite low-fat dressing and serve it with this family-style skillet meal. Fresh fruit makes a perfect dessert.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 370
    • (Calories from Fat 60),
  • Total Fat 6g
    • (Saturated Fat 2 1/2g,
    • Trans Fat 0g),
  • Cholesterol 45mg;
  • Sodium 650mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 53g
    • (Dietary Fiber 3g,
    • Sugars 5g),
  • Protein 25g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 3 1/2 Starch;
    • 0 Fruit;
    • 0 Other Carbohydrate;
    • 0 Skim Milk;
    • 0 Low-Fat Milk;
    • 0 Milk;
    • 0 Vegetable;
    • 0 Very Lean Meat;
    • 2 Lean Meat;
    • 0 High-Fat Meat;
    • 0 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 3 1/2;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.