Fettuccine with Beef and Peppers

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

  • 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
  • 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.
  • 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.
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