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Rotini Recipes

Rotini with Ground Beef & Spinach

Course
Main Dish
Servings
Makes 6 Servings
Prep Time
15 minutes
Cooking Time
15 minutes
Total Time
30 minutes
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Course: Main Dish

Ingredients

  • 1 box Dreamfields Rotini or Penne Rigate or Elbows
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 cup onion chopped
  • 3 cloves garlic (large) minced
  • 1 pound lean ground beef (90%)
  • 1 8 oz can no salt added tomato sauce
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1 10 oz package spinach leaves shredded (may also use thawed frozen spinach)
  • 1/4 cup fresh basil shredded (or 1 tablespoon dried)
  • 1/2 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
  • 1/3 cup Parmesan cheese shredded (see note)
  • salt (optional)

Directions

  1. Cook pasta according to package directions.
  2. Meanwhile, heat oil in large heavy skillet over medium heat. Cook onion and garlic 5 minutes, stirring occasionally. Add beef; cook until no longer pink, stirring and breaking beef into pieces.
  3. Stir in tomato sauce and oregano. Continue cooking 5 minutes, stirring frequently. Add spinach, basil and red pepper flakes; continue cooking 3 minutes. Season with salt, if desired.
  4. Drain pasta. Add to skillet; toss with beef mixture. Sprinkle with Parmesan cheese.

Note: Feel free to substitute the shredded Parmesan with with Cabot Sharp Light Cheddar or Extra Sharp

Nutrition Facts

401 Calories

54g Carbohydrates

4g Saturated Fat

178mg Sodium

27g Fat

11g Protein

49mg Cholesterol

8g Dietary Fiber

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