Skillet Pasta and Beef Dinner

Skillet Pasta and Beef Dinner


"Cooking the pasta in the ground beef sauce gives this skillet dinner big flavor and keeps extra dishes to a minimum."


30 m servings 590 cals
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Original recipe yields 4 servings



  • Calories:
  • 590 kcal
  • 30%
  • Fat:
  • 24.6 g
  • 38%
  • Carbs:
  • 55g
  • 18%
  • Protein:
  • 35 g
  • 70%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 93 mg
  • 31%
  • Sodium:
  • 955 mg
  • 38%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Brown ground beef in 12-inch skillet; drain.
  2. Stir in Pasta Sauce and water. Bring to a boil over high heat. Stir in uncooked rotini and return to a boil. Reduce heat to medium and cook covered, stirring occasionally, 12 minutes or until rotini is tender. Remove from heat and sprinkle with cheese. Cover and let stand 5 minutes or until cheese is melted.
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  1. 28 Ratings


This is an incredibly easy dish to make and tastes good. It's like Hamburger Helper, but without paying for an overpriced box of noodles and spices. I'll make again next time I have extra past...

My family loved it! i did change it a little though i used diced tomatoes, a can of hunts tomato sauce, oregano, onion, and turned out great! :)

Mix between spaghetti and hamburger helper but not quite as good as either one. I do appreciate how easy it was though. I kept having to add water and cooked noodles a lot longer.

I used Lawry's seasoning salt on the buger, I used whole wheat rotini, and Emril's Garlic Pasta sauce. I also only had shredded chedder cheese, so I used that instead. I took "Laura"'s advice an...

Nice combination with this dish. Reminds me of goulash. This is a quick, easy meal, and makes for good leftovers over the following two days. This was a good "comfort food" dish for the week.

Delicious!! Fast, easy, and my kids and I loved it!

I definitely like the concept of this meal. Ever since I've made it my boyfriend always wants me to cook the pasta in with the sauce for everything! I did have to make some changes though, well ...

This recipe was really easy to make, and really good! Like home-made hamburger helper! Easy clean-up too. I used Penne instead of Rotini, but it still turned out great. I think next time I may ...

This was good and I loved the fact that it was in a skillet! I did make it slightly different by cooking onions, garlic and peppers with the ground beef and also cooking the pasta seperately. I ...