Texas Beef and Pasta Bake

Texas Beef and Pasta Bake

Old El Paso® enchilada sauce and seasoning mix provides a flavorful addition to this Texas beef and pasta bake that’s made using Muir Glen® tomatoes – perfect for dinner.

Prep Time

45

Minutes

Total Time

1:30

Hr:Mins

Makes

12

servings

3
cups uncooked cavatappi pasta (9 oz)
1
container (15 oz) refrigerated beef roast au jus
1
tablespoon vegetable oil
2
large red bell peppers, coarsely chopped
1
can (16 oz) chili beans with sauce
1
can (14.5 oz) Muir Glen® organic diced tomatoes, undrained
1
can (10 oz) Old El Paso® enchilada sauce
1
cup water
1
package (1 oz) Old El Paso® chili seasoning mix
2
cups shredded Cheddar cheese (8 oz)
6
slices bacon, crisply cooked, coarsely crumbled
  1. Heat oven to 350°F. Spray 13x9-inch (3-quart) glass baking dish with cooking spray. Cook and drain pasta as directed on package, using minimum cook time. Meanwhile, cook beef in microwave as directed on package; cool. Break roast into chunks.
  2. In 12-inch skillet, heat oil over medium heat. Cook bell peppers in oil 5 to 6 minutes, stirring occasionally, until crisp-tender.
  3. In 2-quart saucepan, mix chili beans, tomatoes, enchilada sauce, water and chili seasoning mix. Heat to simmering over medium heat; simmer uncovered 12 minutes or until thickened. Gently stir in bell peppers, beef and cooked pasta. Spoon into baking dish. Spray sheet of foil with cooking spray; place foil sprayed side down over baking dish.
  4. Bake 25 minutes. Uncover; sprinkle with cheese and bacon. Bake 2 to 4 minutes longer or until cheese is melted.
Makes 12 servings

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 280
    • Total Fat 11g
      • (Saturated Fat 6g,),
    • Sodium 700mg;
    • Total Carbohydrate 27g
      • (Dietary Fiber 3g,
    • Protein 18g;
    Percent Daily Value*:
      Exchanges:
      • 1 1/2 Starch;
      • 1/2 Vegetable;
      • 1 Very Lean Meat;
      • 1 High-Fat Meat;
      • 1/2 Fat;
      Carbohydrate Choices:
      • 1 1/2;
      *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.