Southwestern Pasta Skillet

When getting meals on the table spirals out of control, look to an easy skillet recipe with ground beef and cheese.

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

Ingredients

8
oz. (2 3/4 cups) uncooked rotini (spiral pasta)
1
lb. lean ground beef
1
(15-oz.) can spicy chili beans, undrained
1
(11-oz.) can Green Giant™ SteamCrisp® Mexicorn® Whole Kernel Corn, Red and Green Peppers, drained
12
oz. mild Mexican pasteurized process cheese spread, cubed (3 cups)

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  • 1 Cook rotini to desired doneness as directed on package. Drain; cover to keep warm.
  • 2 Meanwhile, in 12-inch nonstick skillet, brown ground beef over medium-high heat until thoroughly cooked. Drain.
  • 3 Stir in beans, corn and cheese. Cover; cook over medium-low heat until cheese is melted and mixture is thoroughly heated, stirring occasionally.
  • 4 Gently stir cooked rotini into ground beef mixture until coated.
  • 1 Cook rotini to desired doneness as directed on package. Drain; cover to keep warm.
  • 2 Meanwhile, in 12-inch nonstick skillet, brown ground beef over medium-high heat until thoroughly cooked. Drain.
  • 3 Stir in beans, corn and cheese. Cover; cook over medium-low heat until cheese is melted and mixture is thoroughly heated, stirring occasionally.
  • 4 Gently stir cooked rotini into ground beef mixture until coated.

Nutritional information

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 1/2 Cups
Calories
730
(
Calories from Fat
320),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
36g
36%
(Saturated Fat
20g,
20%
),
Cholesterol
115mg
115%;
Sodium
1210mg
1210%;
Total Carbohydrate
61g
61%
(Dietary Fiber
6g
6%
  Sugars
6g
6%
),
Protein
41g
41%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
20%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
50%;
Iron
25%;
Exchanges:
4 Starch; 3 Fat;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.