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Skillet Pasta Dinner

Skillet Pasta Dinner

35 Ratings
35 Ratings
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Skillet Pasta Dinner on a plate
Makes: 6 Servings
Total Cost: $$$$

A quick and delicious one-pot meal that is sure to please the whole family. Add your favorite frozen or fresh veggies to this dish.

Ingredients

  • 1/2 pound ground turkey, 85% lean (or ground sausage or beef)
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced (approximately 1 teaspoon)
  • 1 can tomato sauce, low-sodium (8 ounce)
  • 1 cup water
  • 8 ounces uncooked tube pasta (ziti, penne, or macaroni)
  • 2 cups fresh or frozen vegetables (try zuccini and carrots)

Directions

  1. Wash hands with soap and water.
  2. Brown the ground meat, onion, and garlic in a skillet or heavy saucepan. Drain off any grease.
  3. Add the tomatoes, tomato sauce, water, and uncooked pasta.
  4. Cover and simmer for 10 minutes.
  5. Add the fresh or frozen vegetables. Stir and continue cooking until the pasta and vegetables are tender (about 10 more minutes). 

Notes

Frozen vegetables used for nutritional analysis and costing purposes.

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Source:

Simple Healthy Recipes
Oklahoma Nutrition Information and Education
ONIE Project

Nutrition Information

Serving Size: 1/4
Nutrients Amount
Total Calories 297
Total Fat 6 g
Saturated Fat 1 g
Cholesterol 28 mg
Sodium 57 mg
Carbohydrates 45 g
Dietary Fiber 6 g
Total Sugars 5 g
Added Sugars included 2 g
Protein 15 g
Vitamin D 0 mcg
Calcium 52 mg
Iron 3 mg
Potassium 365 mg

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Nutrients Amount
Total Calories 297
Total Fat 6 g
Saturated Fat 1 g
Monounsaturated Fat 2 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 2 g
Linoleic Acid 2 g
α-Linolenic Acid 0.1 g
Omega 3 - EPA 5 mg
Omega 3 - DHA 3 mg
Cholesterol 28 mg
Carbohydrates 45 g
Dietary Fiber 6 g
Total Sugars 5 g
Added Sugars included 2 g
Protein 15 g
Minerals
Calcium 52 mg
Potassium 365 mg
Sodium 57 mg
Copper 248 mcg
Iron 3 mg
Magnesium 48 mg
Phosphorus 178 mg
Selenium 38 mcg
Zinc 2 mg
Vitamins
Vitamin A 150 mcg RAE
Vitamin B6 0.3 mg
Vitamin B12 0.4 mg
Vitamin C 4 mg
Vitamin D 0 mcg
Vitamin E 1 mg
Vitamin K 19 mcg
Folate 145 mcg DFE
Thiamin 0.4 mg
Riboflavin 0.3 mg
Niacin 6 mg
Choline 47 mg

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MyPlate Food Groups

Vegetables 1/2 cups
Grains 1 1/2 ounces
Protein Foods 1 ounces

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