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Southwestern Pasta Skillet

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Southwestern Pasta Skillet
  • Prep 25 min
  • Total 0 min
  • Ingredients 5
  • Servings 5
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When getting meals on the table spirals out of control, look to an easy skillet recipe with ground beef and cheese.
Updated Mar 5, 2012

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 whole kernel corn, red and green peppers, drained
  • 12 oz. mild Mexican pasteurized process cheese spread, cubed (3 cups)

Steps

  • 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.

Nutrition Information

730 Calories, 36g Total Fat, 41g Protein, 61g Total Carbohydrate, 6g Sugars

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 1/2 Cups
Calories
730
Calories from Fat
320
Total Fat
36g
55%
Saturated Fat
20g
100%
Cholesterol
115mg
38%
Sodium
1210mg
50%
Total Carbohydrate
61g
20%
Dietary Fiber
6g
24%
Sugars
6g
Protein
41g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
20%
20%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
50%
50%
Iron
25%
25%
Exchanges:
4 Starch; 3 Fat;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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