Fettuccine with Beef and Peppers

Flat noodles cradle a satisfying partnership of ground beef and peppers in a pesto-enriched sauce.

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  • prep time 20 min
  • total time
  • ingredients 8
  • servings 4
 

Ingredients

1
(9-oz.) pkg. refrigerated fettuccine
1
lb. lean ground beef
1
green bell pepper, cut into thin bite-sized strips
1
red bell pepper, cut into thin bite-sized strips
1/2
cup half-and-half
1/3
cup purchased pesto
1/2
teaspoon salt
1/8
teaspoon pepper

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  • 1 Cook fettuccine to desired doneness as directed on package. Drain; cover to keep warm.
  • 2 Meanwhile, brown ground beef in large skillet over medium-high heat until thoroughly cooked, stirring frequently. Drain.
  • 3 Add bell peppers; cook and stir 4 to 6 minutes or until peppers are crisp-tender.
  • 4 Add half-and-half, pesto, salt, pepper and cooked fettuccine. Reduce heat to medium; cook and stir 3 to 5 minutes or until thoroughly heated, stirring occasionally.
  • 1 Cook fettuccine to desired doneness as directed on package. Drain; cover to keep warm.
  • 2 Meanwhile, brown ground beef in large skillet over medium-high heat until thoroughly cooked, stirring frequently. Drain.
  • 3 Add bell peppers; cook and stir 4 to 6 minutes or until peppers are crisp-tender.
  • 4 Add half-and-half, pesto, salt, pepper and cooked fettuccine. Reduce heat to medium; cook and stir 3 to 5 minutes or until thoroughly heated, stirring occasionally.

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 1/2 Cups
Calories
560
(
Calories from Fat
280),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
31g
31%
(Saturated Fat
10g,
10%
),
Cholesterol
150mg
150%;
Sodium
510mg
510%;
Total Carbohydrate
40g
40%
(Dietary Fiber
2g
2%
  Sugars
5g
5%
),
Protein
31g
31%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
30%;
Vitamin C
60%;
Calcium
10%;
Iron
25%;
Exchanges:
2 1/2 Starch; 2 1/2 Fat;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.