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 min
  • Total Time 1 hr 30 min
  • Servings 12

Ingredients

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.
 

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
280
,
% Daily Value
Total Fat
11g
11%
(Saturated Fat
6g,
6%
),
Sodium
700mg
700%;
Total Carbohydrate
27g
27%
(Dietary Fiber
3g
3%
),
Protein
18g
18%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
0%;
Iron
0%;
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.