Easy Cheesy Beef and Bow-Ties

In a hurry? Try a 20-minute skillet meal with sassy salsa and tender pasta.

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  • prep time 20 min
  • total time 20 min
  • ingredients 6
  • servings 4
 

Ingredients

2 1/2
cups uncooked bow-tie (farfalle) pasta (6 oz), cooked according to package directions
1
lb lean (at least 80%) ground beef
1/2
cup chopped green onions (8 medium)
1
can (10 3/4 oz) condensed Cheddar cheese soup
1
cup Old El Paso™ Thick 'n Chunky salsa
1 1/2
cups shredded Cheddar-American cheese blend (6 oz)

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  • 1 In 12-inch nonstick skillet, cook beef over medium-high heat, stirring frequently, until thoroughly cooked. Drain.
  • 2 Reserve 2 tablespoons onions for garnish; stir remaining onions, the soup and salsa into beef. Heat to boiling. Reduce heat to medium-low; cook 5 minutes.
  • 3 Stir in cooked pasta; cook 3 to 5 minutes, stirring occasionally, until thoroughly heated. Sprinkle with cheese; cover and cook just until melted. Sprinkle with reserved 2 tablespoons onions.
  • 1 In 12-inch nonstick skillet, cook beef over medium-high heat, stirring frequently, until thoroughly cooked. Drain.
  • 2 Reserve 2 tablespoons onions for garnish; stir remaining onions, the soup and salsa into beef. Heat to boiling. Reduce heat to medium-low; cook 5 minutes.
  • 3 Stir in cooked pasta; cook 3 to 5 minutes, stirring occasionally, until thoroughly heated. Sprinkle with cheese; cover and cook just until melted. Sprinkle with reserved 2 tablespoons onions.

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To make ahead, cook the pasta and toss with 1 teaspoon oil in a resealable food-storage plastic bag. Refrigerate until it's time to add it to the skillet.

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 1/3 Cups
Calories
630
(
Calories from Fat
310),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
35g
35%
(Saturated Fat
17g,
17%
Trans Fat
2g
2%
),
Cholesterol
165mg
165%;
Sodium
1650mg
1650%;
Total Carbohydrate
41g
41%
(Dietary Fiber
2g
2%
  Sugars
4g
4%
),
Protein
39g
39%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
45%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
30%;
Iron
25%;
Exchanges:
2 1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
3
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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