Sloppy Joe Rotini (Ghoulish Goulash)

A simple, fun and tasty dish that calls for five basic ingredients—things you probably have on hand right now!

  • Prep Time 10 min
  • Total Time 30 min
  • Servings 8

4
cups uncooked rotini pasta (12 ounces)
2
pounds lean ground beef
4
cups Green Giant™ Steamers™ Niblets® frozen corn (from two 12 oz. bags)
2
cups water
2
small zucchini, sliced (2 cups)
2
jars (15 1/2 ounces each) extra-thick-and-chunky sloppy joe sauce

  • 1 Cook and drain pasta as directed on package.
  • 2 While pasta is cooking, cook beef in Dutch oven over medium-high heat 8 to 10 minutes, stirring occasionally, until brown; drain. Stir in pasta and remaining ingredients.
  • 3 Heat to boiling; reduce heat to medium. Cover and simmer 5 to 10 minutes, stirring occasionally, until zucchini is crisp-tender.

Expert Tips

Get into a party theme by looking for some of those new, fun holiday pasta shapes, such as Halloween pumpkins or Christmas trees, to use instead of the rotini.

Two cups of broccoli, chopped green bell pepper or frozen cut green beans could be used in place of the zucchini.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
495
(
Calories from Fat
190 ),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
21 g
21 %
(Saturated Fat
7 g,
7 %
),
Cholesterol
65 mg
65 %;
Sodium
600 mg
600 %;
Total Carbohydrate
70 g
70 %
(Dietary Fiber
5 g
5 %
),
Protein
12 g
12 %
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
22%;
Vitamin C
16%;
Calcium
4%;
Iron
24%;
Exchanges:
4 Starch; 2 Vegetable; 3 Fat;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.