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Classic Pasta Skillet

Classic Pasta Skillet recipe
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This pasta skillet is a classic for a reason. Ground beef, spaghetti sauce and rotini cook together before being joined by melty mozzarella at the end.
time
prep:
5 min
total:
35 min
servings
total:
6 servings, about 1-1/3 cups each
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What You Need

1
lb.  ground beef
1
jar  (26 oz.) spaghetti sauce
3
cups  rotini pasta or other small shaped pasta, uncooked
1
cup  POLLY-O Original Ricotta Cheese
1
cup  POLLY-O Shredded Mozzarella Cheese, divided

Make It

BROWN meat in large skillet on medium-high heat; drain.

ADD spaghetti sauce and 2 cups water; mix well. Bring to boil; reduce heat to medium-low. Stir in pasta. Cover; cook 15 minutes or until pasta is tender.

STIR in ricotta cheese. Cover; cook an additional 5 minutes. Stir in half of the mozzarella cheese. Sprinkle with remaining mozzarella cheese; cover. Let stand 5 minutes or until cheese is melted.

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Kraft Kitchens Tips

Substitute
Substitute 1 pkg. (16 oz.) frozen LOUIS RICH Ground Turkey, thawed, or crumbled Italian sausage for the ground beef.
Cheesy Spaghetti Skillet
Prepare as directed, substituting 8 oz. spaghetti, broken in half, for the rotini pasta and increasing the pasta cooking time to 20 minutes before stirring in the ricotta cheese.
Variation
Prepare as directed, stirring 1 envelope (1-1/4 oz.) TACO BELL® Taco Seasoning Mix into the browned meat before adding the spaghetti sauce and water.
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