Elbow Macaroni and Beef

A warm hearty dinner ready in just 25 minutes! Serve this skillet prepared meal of macaroni and beef.

  • prep time 25 min
  • total time 25 min
  • ingredients 5
  • servings 8

Ingredients

6
oz. (1 1/2 cups) uncooked elbow macaroni
1
(1-lb.) pkg. frozen broccoli florets, carrots and cauliflower
1
lb. ground beef
1
(14-oz.) jar spaghetti sauce
4
slices (3 oz.) American cheese, halved diagonally
  • 1 Bring 8 cups water to a boil in Dutch oven or large saucepan. Add macaroni and vegetables; cook 8 to 10 minutes or until macaroni and vegetables are tender. Drain.
  • 2 Meanwhile, in 12-inch skillet, brown ground beef over medium-high heat until thoroughly cooked. Drain.
  • 3 Reduce heat to low. Add spaghetti sauce and cooked macaroni and vegetables; mix well. Place cheese around edge of skillet with longest sides of each triangle touching skillet. Cover; let stand 1 to 2 minutes or until cheese is melted.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Cup
    Calories
    280
    (
    Calories from Fat
    130),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    14g
    14%
    (Saturated Fat
    6g,
    6%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    45mg
    45%;
    Sodium
    410mg
    410%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    23g
    23%
    (Dietary Fiber
    3g
    3%
      Sugars
    2g
    2%
    ),
    Protein
    16g
    16%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    35%;
    Vitamin C
    20%;
    Calcium
    10%;
    Iron
    15%;
    Exchanges:
    1 1/2 Starch; 1 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 1 Fat;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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