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Bacon Cheeseburger Pasta Skillet

  • Prep 30 min
  • Total 30 min
  • Ingredients 8
  • Servings 4

This easy skillet dish is everything we love about a bacon cheeseburger tossed with pasta for a hearty, family-friendly dinner. Steak grill seasoning is a great way to add extra flavor. MORE+ LESS-

Ingredients

1 1/2
cups uncooked cavatappi pasta
1
lb lean (at least 80%) ground beef
1
teaspoon Montreal steak grill seasoning
1 1/2
cups milk
2
cups sharp shredded Cheddar cheese (8 oz)
1/4
cup ketchup
6
slices bacon, crisply cooked, crumbled
Chopped fresh parsley leaves, if desired

Steps

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  • 1
    Cook and drain pasta as directed on package.
  • 2
    Meanwhile, in 12-inch nonstick skillet, cook beef over medium-high heat, stirring frequently, until thoroughly cooked; drain.
  • 3
    Reduce heat to medium. Stir grill seasoning, milk, cheese and ketchup into beef; continue stirring until cheese is melted and mixture is well blended.
  • 4
    Stir in pasta and 4 slices crumbled bacon; cook until sauce thickens and mixture is heated through, stirring occasionally.
  • 5
    Sprinkle with remaining 2 slices crumbled bacon and parsley.

Expert Tips

  • If you don’t have Montreal steak grill seasoning, you can substitute 1/2 teaspoon salt and 1/4 teaspoon pepper.
  • Change up the pasta to whatever you have on hand. Rotini, rotelle, wagon wheel or penne make good options.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
750
Calories from Fat
350
% Daily Value
Total Fat
39g
60%
Saturated Fat
19g
93%
Trans Fat
1 1/2g
Cholesterol
145mg
49%
Sodium
1050mg
44%
Potassium
540mg
16%
Total Carbohydrate
51g
17%
Dietary Fiber
2g
10%
Sugars
9g
Protein
48g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
15%
15%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
50%
50%
Iron
20%
20%
Exchanges:
2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 4 Lean Meat; 2 High-Fat Meat; 2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
3 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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