Fresh Tomato, Beef & Penne Pasta

This recipe offers lots of flavor with little time. Penne pasta is tossed with Ground Beef and fresh tomatoes for a meal that's perfect for any night of the week.

  • 25
    min
  • 4
    SERVINGS
  • 342
    Cal
  • 32 g
    Protein

Ingredients & Cooking

Ingredients:

  • 1 pound Ground Beef (93% lean or leaner)
  • 3 teaspoons fresh minced garlic
  • 2 cups chopped tomatoes
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1-1/2 cups uncooked penne pasta, cooked
  • 2 tablespoons sliced fresh basil leaves
  • 3 tablespoons grated Parmesan cheese

Cooking:

  1. Heat large nonstick skillet over medium heat until hot. Add Ground Beef and garlic; cook 8 to 10 minutes, breaking into 3/4-inch crumbles and stirring occasionally. Pour off drippings.
  2. Cook's Tip: Cooking times are for fresh or thoroughly thawed Ground Beef. Ground Beef should be cooked to an internal temperature of 160°F. Color is not a reliable indicator of Ground Beef doneness.
  3. Stir in tomatoes, salt and pepper; cook over medium heat 5 minutes, stirring occasionally. Add pasta and basil; toss. Sprinkle with cheese.

Nutrition Information

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