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Beef Recipe: Healthy Hamburger Pasta Hot Dish
  • 8 oz. extra-lean ground sirloin beef or turkey breast
  • 1/2 cup chopped onion
  • 1/2 cup chopped green bell pepper
  • 1/2 cup chopped celery
  • 1/2 cup shredded carrots
  • 1 (10 3/4-oz.) can Healthy Request Tomato Soup
  • 1 tsp. dried parsley flakes
  • 1/3 tsp. black pepper
  • 2 cups hot cooked rotini pasta

Preheat oven to 375 degrees. Spray an 8-by-8-inch baking dish with butter-flavored cooking spray.

In a large skillet sprayed with butter-flavored cooking spray, brown meat, onion, green pepper, celery, and carrots. Stir in tomato soup, parsley flakes, and black pepper.

Place half of rotini pasta in prepared baking dish. Spoon half of meat mixture over pasta. Repeat layers. Bake for 20 to 25 minutes.

Place baking dish on a wire rack and let set for five minutes. Divide into four servings.

4 servings; each: 250 calories, 6 g fat (sat. fat not published separately), 255 mg sodium, 3 g fiber.

Recipe republished by permission from 30 Minutes to Mealtime: 50 Menus for Fast, Healthy Meals (a Healthy Exchanges Cookbook) by JoAnna M. Lund with Barbara Alpert ($17.95, Perigee, May 2007).newsletter-graphic-free2


Last updated and/or approved: January 2011. Original article appeared in September/October 2007 former print magazine. This general health-care information is not meant as individual advice. Please see our disclaimer.
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written by Hope , February 17, 2011

This dish looks really yummy! I love the taste of hamburger meat and onions together. I've never tried it on pasta, though. I'll have to try it sometime. Thanks for sharing!
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