Healthified Mexican Pasta Skillet

Healthified Mexican Pasta Skillet

Healthified Mexican Pasta Skillet
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72% less sat fat • 68% less fat • 26% fewer calories than the original recipeĀ— see the comparison This 30-minute sizzling skillet will have your family running to the table!


  • 1 lb extra-lean (at least 93%) ground beef
  • 1 jar (16 oz) organic mild salsa
  • 1 cup organic tomato sauce (from 15-oz can)
  • 1 1/2 cups water
  • 2 cups uncooked regular or multigrain elbow macaroni
  • 1 cup 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.

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