Peppered Beef with Pasta

Peppery pieces of beef pair well with pasta tossed in a tasty tomato sauce. Ready in 30 minutes!

  • prep time 30 min
  • total time 30 min
  • ingredients 9
  • servings 2

Ingredients

1 2/3
cups uncooked farfalle (bow-tie) pasta or 2 oz uncooked soba (buckwheat) noodles
1/2
lb beef boneless sirloin, about 1/2 inch thick, cut into 2 pieces
1/2
teaspoon coarsely ground pepper
3
tablespoons tomato sauce
1
tablespoon red wine vinegar
1
teaspoon chopped fresh or 1/2 teaspoon dried thyme leaves
1/4
teaspoon sugar
1
small onion, chopped (1/4 cup)
1
medium bell pepper, chopped (3/4 cup)
  • 1 Cook and drain pasta as directed on package, omitting salt.
  • 2 Meanwhile, rub both sides of beef pieces with coarsely ground pepper. Heat 10-inch nonstick skillet over medium heat. Cook beef in skillet 8 to 12 minutes, turning once, until almost done.
  • 3 Add remaining ingredients except pasta to skillet. Reduce heat to medium-low. Cook uncovered about 5 minutes or until beef is medium doneness (160ºF). Mix vegetables with pasta; top with beef.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Serving
    Calories
    550
    (
    Calories from Fat
    50),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    6g
    6%
    (Saturated Fat
    1 1/2g,
    1 1/2%
    Trans Fat
    0g
    0%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    60mg
    60%;
    Sodium
    190mg
    190%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    92g
    92%
    (Dietary Fiber
    8g
    8%
      Sugars
    5g
    5%
    ),
    Protein
    38g
    38%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    10%;
    Vitamin C
    45%;
    Calcium
    4%;
    Iron
    40%;
    Exchanges:
    5 1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1 Vegetable; 2 1/2 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 0 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    5 1/2
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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