Have A Fiesta Every Day

Sometimes I feel like there are truly just not enough hours in a day. As a work-at-home-mom, I strive to balance my career with my role as a mother, and on certain busy days, finding the time to whip up a warm meal for my family can seem impossible!

On those evenings when I’ve neglected to plan our meal ahead of time, I turn to easy skillet recipes with simple ingredients, like this easy ground beef noodle skillet recipe that I adapted from KraftRecipes.com.

This recipe is so incredibly simple, and I love the spiciness and flavor it offers.

Cinco de Mayo is over, but who says you can’t have a fiesta every day? This easy beef noodle skillet is so yummy!

This dish definitely has a bit of a kick, but it was a still a winner with my picky kids.

In case you’re wondering, yes, you are seeing Ramen noodles in this dish! I have to admit, Ramen noodles are sort of a guilty pleasure for me. I’ve always loved them!

You could certainly substitute whole grain pasta in this recipe if you’re not a fan of Ramen noodles. I would recommend preparing the pasta separately and tossing it into the finished dish in that case.

This easy beef noodle skillet recipe is truly a snap to prepare.

In just minutes, you’ll have a warm, flavorful, and delicious meal for your family. This is the perfect quick-meal solution for your busiest days!

Easy Beef Noodle Skillet Recipe

Ingredients

1 lb. extra-lean ground beef
1 green pepper, chopped
1 11 oz. can of corn, drained
1 10 oz. can mild diced tomatoes with green chilies
1 cup water
½ cup KRAFT Zesty Italian Dressing
2 pkg. (3 oz. each) ramen noodle soup mix, any flavor
1 cup KRAFT 2% Milk Shredded Mozzarella Cheese

Directions

Brown meat in large nonstick skillet on medium-high heat; drain. Stir in peppers, tomatoes, corn, water and dressing.
Discard flavor packets from soup mixes or reserve for another use. Add dry noodles to skillet. Bring to boil; cover. Simmer on low heat 5 min., stirring occasionally.
Remove from heat. Sprinkle with cheese.

Recipe adapted from KraftRecipes.com.

Easy Beef Noodle Skillet
Easy Beef Noodle Skillet
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This Easy Beef Noodle Skillet is a breeze to prepare on busy weeknights, thanks to canned veggies and the pasta from packaged ramen noodle soup mix.

Total Time 1min.

Article by Kraft TasteMaker Crissy Page. For more recipes and ideas, visit her blog at Dear Crissy.

Please keep in mind that the bloggers opinions, advice and recipes are their own and do not necessarily reflect the opinion of Kraft Foods.

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