Tuesday, June 9, 2009

Healthified Mexican Skillet

"Healthified" Mexican Pasta Skillet

From eatbetteramerica.

Prep Time:30 min

Start to Finish:30 min

makes:6 servings (about 1 1/3 cups each)

1

lb extra-lean (at least 93%) ground beef or turkey

1

jar (16 oz)salsa

1

cup tomato sauce (from 15-oz can)

1 ½

cups water

2

cups uncooked regular or multigrain elbow macaroni

1

cup Green Giant® Niblets® frozen corn










1/2 cup shredded reduced-fat sharp Cheddar cheese (2 oz)


In 12-inch skillet, cook beef over medium-high heat 5 to 7 minutes, stirring occasionally, until thoroughly cooked; drain.


Stir in salsa, tomato sauce and water. Heat to boiling. Stir in macaroni and corn. Reduce heat; cover and simmer 12 to 15 minutes, stirring occasionally, until macaroni is tender.


Sprinkle with cheese. Cover; let stand 1 to 2 minutes or until cheese is melted.

Nutritional Information

1 Serving: Calories 370 (Calories from Fat 60); Total Fat 6g (Saturated Fat 2 1/2g, Trans Fat 0g); Cholesterol 45mg; Sodium 650mg; Total Carbohydrate 53g (Dietary Fiber 3g, Sugars 5g); Protein 25g % Daily Value*: Vitamin A 10%; Vitamin C 15%; Calcium 8%; Iron 20% Exchanges: 3 1/2 Starch; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Vegetable; 2 Lean Meat Carbohydrate Choices: 3 1/2 MyPyramid Servings: 2 oz-equivalents Grains, 2 oz-equivalents Meat & Beans
*% Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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