Meat Sauce Macaroni

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Boasting just the right number of shortcuts, this saucy pasta dish should prove to be a keeper around your house. A tossed green salad is a great beginning.
2 servings (serving size: 1 1/4 cups)


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1/2 pound ground round
1/2 cup commercial pizza sauce
1/8 teaspoon salt
1/8 teaspoon black pepper
1 cup hot cooked elbow macaroni (about 2 ounces uncooked)
2 tablespoons (about 1/2 ounce) shredded reduced-fat sharp cheddar cheese


Cook meat in a small nonstick skillet over medium-high heat until browned, stirring to crumble. Drain. Wipe drippings from pan with a paper towel; return meat to pan. Add sauce, salt, and pepper; cook 2 minutes. Add pasta; cook 2 minutes or until thoroughly heated. Sprinkle each serving with 1 tablespoon cheese.

Created date

June 2004

Nutritional Information

Calories 310
Caloriesfromfat 28 %
Fat 9.6 g
Satfat 3.4 g
Monofat 3.9 g
Polyfat 0.7 g
Protein 30.5 g
Carbohydrate 24.5 g
Fiber 1.5 g
Cholesterol 74 mg
Iron 4.1 mg
Sodium 445 mg
Calcium 90 mg