Ground Beef Pasta Primavera

This Italian-inspired recipe is a one-pot, fun to make and eat dish that combines ground beef, pasta, fresh zucchini and yellow squash. This Beef. It's What's For Dinner. recipe is certified by the American Heart Association®.

Ingredients

  • 1 Lb. Ground Beef, 93% Lean
  • 1 Can (14.5 Oz.) Reduced Sodium Beef Broth
  • 1 Cup Whole Wheat Pasta, uncooked
  • 2 Zucchini or Yellow Squash, cut in half lengthwise then crosswise into 1/2 inch slices
  • 1 Can (14.5 Oz.) No Salt Added Diced Tomatoes
  • 1 1/2 tsp Italian Seasoning

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, pasta, squash, tomatoes and Italian seasoning; bring to a boil. Reduce heat, cover and cook 9 to 11 minutes or until pasta and squash are almost tender and sauce is slightly thickened, stirring occasionally.

Notes

Dietitian'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. Recipe provided by BeefItsWhatsForDinner

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