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Main dishes

One-Pot Penne Pasta

One-Pot Penne Pasta recipe
photo by:kraft
This pasta dish—full of fresh vegetables, ground beef, cheese and bacon—isn't just better for you. It's made in one pot, so cleanup's a breeze!
time
prep:
50 min
total:
50 min
servings
total:
8 servings

What You Need

8
slices  OSCAR MAYER Center Cut Bacon
1
lb.  extra-lean ground beef
3
cups  fresh mushrooms, quartered
1
large  onion, chopped
2
cloves  garlic, minced
2
cans  (14.5 oz. each) no-salt-added diced tomatoes, undrained
1
jar  (24 oz.) spaghetti sauce
1-1/2
cups  water
3
cups  penne pasta, uncooked
1
cup  KRAFT Shredded Colby & Monterey Jack Cheeses
1/4
cup  chopped fresh parsley

Make It

COOK bacon in large deep skillet until crisp; remove from skillet. Drain on paper towels. Discard drippings from skillet. Add ground beef, mushrooms, onions and garlic to skillet; cook until meat is browned, stirring occasionally.

CRUMBLE bacon. Add half the bacon to meat mixture in skillet with the tomatoes, spaghetti sauce and water; mix well. Cover; bring to boil.

STIR in pasta; simmer, covered, on medium-low heat 20 min. or until pasta is tender, stirring occasionally. Remove from heat.

TOP with cheese and remaining bacon. Let stand, covered, 5 min. or until cheese is melted. Sprinkle with parsley.

Kraft Kitchens Tips

Serving Suggestion
Serve with a mixed green salad tossed with your favorite KRAFT Lite Dressing.
Variation
Prepare using ground turkey or chicken, and/or substituting fresh basil for the parsley.
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