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Easy Cheesy Beef and Bow-Ties

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  62 reviews
  • 20 min prep time
  • 20 min total time
  • 6 ingredients
  • 4 servings
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In a hurry? Try a 20-minute skillet meal with sassy salsa and tender pasta.

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)

Steps

  • 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.

Expert Tips

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.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 1/3 Cups
Calories
630
Calories from Fat
310
% Daily Value
Total Fat
35g
53%
Saturated Fat
17g
85%
Trans Fat
2g
2%
Cholesterol
165mg
54%
Sodium
1650mg
69%
Total Carbohydrate
41g
14%
Dietary Fiber
2g
7%
Sugars
4g
4%
Protein
39g
39%
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
45%
45%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
30%
30%
Iron
25%
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 Choice
3
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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