Easy Cheesy Beef and Bow-Ties

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

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

Ingredients

2 1/2
cups uncooked bow-tie (farfalle) pasta (6 oz)
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)
  • 1 Cook and drain pasta as directed on package.
  • 2 Meanwhile, in 12-inch nonstick skillet, cook beef over medium-high heat, stirring frequently, until thoroughly cooked. Drain.
  • 3 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.
  • 4 Stir in cooked pasta; cook 3 to 5 minutes, stirring occasionally, until thoroughly heated. Sprinkle with cheese; cook just until melted. Sprinkle with reserved 2 tablespoons onions.
  • 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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