Beef & Pasta Skillet Primavera

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Ingredients
Total Recipe Time:  25 to 30 minutes
Makes 4 servings


1 pound Ground Beef (93% lean or leaner)
1 can (14 to 14-1/2 ounces) reduced-sodium beef broth
1 cup uncooked whole wheat or whole grain pasta
2 small zucchini and/or yellow squash, cut in half lengthwise, then crosswise into 1/2 inch slices
1 can (14-1/2 ounces) Italian-style diced tomatoes, drained
Freshly grated Parmesan cheese (optional)
Instructions
1.Heat large nonstick skillet over medium heat until hot. Add Ground Beef; cook 8 to 10 minutes, breaking into 3/4-inch crumbles and stirring occasionally. Pour off drippings.
2.Stir in broth and pasta; bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and cook 7 to 11 minutes or until pasta is almost tender. Add squash and tomatoes; continue to cook 4 to 6 minutes or until pasta is tender and sauce is slightly thickened, stirring occasionally. Garnish with Parmesan cheese, if desired.


Cook's Tip:  Cooking times are for fresh or thoroughly thawed Ground Beef. Ground Beef should be cooked to an internal temperature of 160°F. Color is not a reliable indicator of Ground Beef doneness.

Nutritional Information
Nutrition information per serving, using 93% lean Ground Beef: 315 calories; 9 g fat (4 g saturated fat; 3 g monounsaturated fat); 78 mg cholesterol; 465 mg sodium; 28 g carbohydrate; 3.6 g fiber; 31 g protein; 8.8 mg niacin; 0.6 mg vitamin B6; 2.3 mcg vitamin B12; 4.4 mg iron; 18.2 mcg selenium; 6.9 mg zinc; 88.0 mg choline.


This recipe is an excellent source of protein, niacin, vitamin B6, vitamin B12, iron, selenium and zinc; and a good source of fiber and choline.


Nutrition information per serving, using 96% lean Ground Beef: 265 calories; 4 g fat (2 g saturated fat; 0 g monounsaturated fat); 68 mg cholesterol; 561 mg sodium; 28 g carbohydrate; 3.3 g fiber; 28 g protein; 6.8 mg niacin; 0.5 mg vitamin B6; 2.1 mcg vitamin B12; 4.2 mg iron; 17.6 mcg selenium; 6.1 mg zinc; 85.7 mg choline.


This recipe is an excellent source of protein, niacin, vitamin B6, vitamin B12, iron, selenium and zinc; and a good source of fiber and choline.
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