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Cheesy Beef & Pasta Skillet

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2 servings, 2 cups each

If you like beefy mac and cheese, you'll like this easy skillet dish—made with seasoned ground beef, penne pasta and VELVEETA.

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  • Cook meat with onions, cumin and chili powder in large skillet on medium-high heat 5 min. or until meat is no longer pink, stirring occasionally.
  • Add tomatoes, water, pasta and peppers; stir. Bring to boil. Reduce heat to medium-low; cover. Simmer 18 to 20 min. or until pasta is tender and most of the liquid is absorbed.
  • Stir in VELVEETA; cook 2 min. or until melted, stirring occasionally. Sprinkle with cilantro.

Special Extra

Add 1/4 tsp. crushed red pepper along with the onions, cumin and chili powder.


Substitute a green bell pepper for the yellow pepper.


  • 2 servings, 2 cups each

Healthy Living

  • Low fat
  • Low calorie
  • Low sodium
  • Good source of vitamin A or C
  • Generally Nutritious

Diet Exchange

  • 2 Starch
  • 3 Vegetable
  • 3 Meat (L)
  • 1/2 Fat

Nutrition Bonus

This Southwest-inspired meal is loaded with flavor yet low in calories, fat and sodium. As an added bonus, the yellow pepper is rich in vitamin C. Eating right never tasted so good!

Nutritional Information

Serving Size 2 servings, 2 cups each
Calories 450
% Daily Value
Total fat 10g
Saturated fat 4.5g
Cholesterol 85mg
Sodium 600mg
Carbohydrate 55g
Dietary fiber 6g
Sugars 15g
Protein 36g
Vitamin A 35 %DV
Vitamin C 120 %DV
Calcium 25 %DV
Iron 35 %DV

* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.

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  • alrtwe |

    I added some Italian seasoning because another similar dish called for sausage instead of beef. Very good flavor! I will keep this recipe.

  • nfhrjaot |

    This was a very quick and easy recipe. I will make it again, This time I did not have a pepper and it tasted just fine.

  • sandraelaine01 |