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Beefy Skillet Pasta

Yield 4 servings (serving size: about 1 1/3 cups)
Prep: 2 minutes; Cook: 15 minutes. Bring the water for the pasta to a boil, and let the pasta cook while you brown the beef.

Ingredients

  • 1 pound ground round
  • 2 cups pasta sauce
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 3 cups hot cooked fusilli (about 6 ounces uncooked pasta)
  • 1/2 cup (2 ounces) shredded part-skim mozzarella or reduced-fat Cheddar cheese

Nutrition Information

  • calories 418
  • caloriesfromfat 22 %
  • fat 10 g
  • satfat 4.1 g
  • monofat 3.6 g
  • polyfat 0.7 g
  • protein 36.7 g
  • carbohydrate 42.2 g
  • fiber 3.1 g
  • cholesterol 73 mg
  • iron 5.2 mg
  • sodium 644 mg
  • calcium 143 mg

How to Make It

  1. Cook beef in a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat until browned, stirring to crumble. Drain and return beef to pan.

  2. Add pasta sauce, salt, and pepper; cook 2 minutes, stirring occasionally. Add pasta; cook 2 minutes. Sprinkle with cheese; cook 1 minute or until cheese melts.

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