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Skillet Pasta and Beef Dinner

Prep time 5 mins
Cook time 25 mins
Stand time 5 mins

6 servings

Save any leftovers, then send to school heated and stored in a thermos for a warm lunchtime treat.


  • 1.5 pounds Lean Ground Beef
  • 1 Jar Ragú® Old World Style® Pasta Sauce
  • 3 cups Water
  • 12 ounces Uncooked Whole Wheat Rotini Pasta
  • 1 Shredded Part-Skim Mozzarella cheese (about 4 oz.)

How to Make It

  1.   Brown ground beef in 12-inch skillet; drain.

  2.   Stir in Pasta Sauce and water. Bring to a boil over high heat. Stir in uncooked rotini and return to a boil. Reduce heat to medium and cook covered, stirring occasionally, 14 minutes or until rotini is tender. Remove from heat, then sprinkle with cheese. Cover and let stand 5 minutes or until cheese is melted.

  3. Nutrition Information per serving:

  4. Calories 470, Calories From Fat 110, Saturated Fat 5g, Trans Fat 0g, Total Fat 12g, Cholesterol 85mg, Sodium 670mg, Total Carbohydrate 52g, Sugars 6g, Dietary Fiber 7g, Protein 39g, Vitamin A 10%, Vitamin C 4%, Calcium 40%, Iron 30%