Categories: Beef, Entrées


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Recipe Information

Serving Size

½ c


Makes 11 servings

Nutrition Information

One serving is 130 calories, 4 g fat, 30 mg cholesterol, 200 mg sodium, 10 g carbohydrates, 1 g fiber, and 12 g protein


c = cup, T = tablespoon, t = teaspoon, lb = pound, oz = ounce, fl oz = fluid ounce, pkg = package


  • ½ c Onion, chopped
  • 1 lb Ground beef, lean
  • 1 Garlic clove, minced
  • 1½ c Pasta sauce
  • 1 can Diced tomatoes, rinsed and drained (14.5 oz)
  • ½ T Italian seasoning
  • ⅛ t Black pepper
  • ½ c Bell pepper, chopped
  • 1 c Macaroni noodles, cooked
  • ½ c Cheddar cheese, reduced fat


  1. In a large skillet, COOK ground beef, onion and garlic on medium-high heat until cooked through.
  2. ADD pasta sauce, diced tomatoes, seasonings, bell pepper and macaroni to the skillet. SIMMER for 7-10 minutes. STIR occasionally.
  3. TOP with cheese and let SIT until melted.

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