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Saucy Skillet Dinner

Saucy Skillet DinnerQuick and easy, this tasty ground beef and macaroni skillet dinner is ready to eat in under 30 minutes. This is a kid-friendly dish, they love it!

Recipe Ingredients:

1 pound lean ground beef
1 (2.4-ounce) package dry onion soup mix
1 1/2 cups water
1 (15-ounce) can tomato sauce
1/2 cup diced green bell pepper
1 cup frozen corn niblets*
1 (2.25-ounce) can sliced olives, drained
3/4 cup elbow macaroni, uncooked
1/2 cup shredded cheddar cheese

Cooking Directions:

  1. In large skillet, brown ground beef; drain excess fat.
  2. Stir in soup mix, water, tomato sauce, green pepper, corn, olives and uncooked macaroni. Bring to a boil, reduce heat, cover and simmer, stirring occasionally, for 18 minutes or until macaroni is tender.
  3. Remove from heat, top with cheese, cover with lid for a minute or two until cheese is melted, and serve.

Makes 6 servings.

*Or use 1 (8-ounce) can corn, drained.

Nutritional Information Per Serving (1/6 of recipe): 356.5 calories; 52% calories from fat; 20.6g total fat; 66.9mg cholesterol; 932.6mg sodium; 489.7mg potassium; 23.7g carbohydrates; 2.5g fiber; 3.5g sugar; 21.2g net carbs; 19.4g protein.

Recipe and photograph by Hope Pryor; Copyright © 1999; property of See Terms of Use.