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Skillet Pasta Dinner

Skillet Pasta Dinner

7 Ratings
7 Ratings
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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 (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. Brown the ground meat, onion, and garlic in a skillet or heavy saucepan. Drain off any grease.
2. Add the tomatoes, tomato sauce, water, and uncooked pasta.
3. Cover and simmer for 10 minutes.
4. 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.

Learn more about:
- Onions
- Garlic
- Tomatoes
- Zucchini
- Carrots

Source:

ONIE Project - Oklahoma Nutrition Information and Education. Simple Healthy Recipes.

Nutrition Information

Serving Size: 1/4
Nutrients Amount
Total Calories 308
Total Fat 6 g
Saturated Fat 1 g
Cholesterol 28 mg
Sodium 277 mg
Carbohydrates 47 g
Dietary Fiber 7 g
Total Sugars 7 g
Added Sugars included 0 g
Protein 16 g
Vitamin D 0 mcg
Calcium 75 mg
Iron 3 mg
Potassium 496 mg
N/A - data is not available
Nutrients Amount
Total Calories 308
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 47 g
Dietary Fiber 7 g
Total Sugars 7 g
Added Sugars included 0 g
Protein 16 g
Minerals
Calcium 75 mg
Potassium 496 mg
Sodium 277 mg
Copper 283 mcg
Iron 3 mg
Magnesium 55 mg
Phosphorus 190 mg
Selenium 38 mcg
Zinc 2 mg
Vitamins
Vitamin A 164 mcg RAE
Vitamin B6 0.4 mg
Vitamin B12 0.4 mcg
Vitamin C 13 mg
Vitamin D 0 mcg
Vitamin E 2 mg
Vitamin K 21 mcg
Folate 151 mcg DFE
Thiamin 0.8 mg
Riboflavin 0.4 mg
Niacin 6 mg
Choline 52 mg
Note: only nutrients that are available will show on this display

MyPlate Food Groups

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

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