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Southwestern Corn Skillet

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Southwestern Corn Skillet
  • Prep 25 min
  • Total 25 min
  • Servings 6
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Line up your cowboys and cowgirls for this hearty mix of ground beef, seasoned canned corn, and pasta, with a leg up on flavor from prepared sauce.
Updated Mar 5, 2012

Ingredients

  • 8 oz uncooked rotini pasta (2 2/3 cups)
  • 1 lb lean (at least 80%) ground beef
  • 1/2 cup chopped onion (1 medium)
  • 1 jar (26 oz) chunky tomato pasta sauce
  • 1 can (11 oz) Southwestern style corn, undrained
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup shredded Cheddar cheese (4 oz)
  • 4 medium green onions, sliced (1/4 cup), if desired

Steps

  • 1
    Cook and drain pasta as directed on package. Meanwhile, in 12-inch nonstick skillet, cook beef and onion over medium heat 8 to 10 minutes, stirring occasionally, until beef is thoroughly cooked; drain.
  • 2
    Stir in pasta sauce, corn, salt and cooked pasta. Cook until hot. Sprinkle with cheese; let stand 2 to 3 minutes or until melted. Sprinkle with green onions.

Nutrition

560 Calories, 20g Total Fat, 27g Protein, 66g Total Carbohydrate, 15g Sugars

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
560
Calories from Fat
180
Total Fat
20g
31%
Saturated Fat
8g
41%
Trans Fat
1/2g
Cholesterol
65mg
22%
Sodium
1100mg
46%
Potassium
690mg
20%
Total Carbohydrate
66g
22%
Dietary Fiber
5g
19%
Sugars
15g
Protein
27g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
15%
15%
Vitamin C
10%
10%
Calcium
15%
15%
Iron
25%
25%
Exchanges:
3 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 0 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
4 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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