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Greek-Style Supper Recipe

Greek-Style Supper Recipe

Alice Bower's hearty Greek-Style Supper is an all-in-one meal that’s sure to become a favorite. The Roanoke, Illinois coook adds a pinch of cinnamon to make the dish shine, and feta cheese offers just the right flavor. Better still, there’s minimal prep work and clean up should be just as easy! With 6 grams of fiber per serving, it’ll fill you up on a busy night.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min. YIELD:4 servings

Ingredients

  • 1/2 pound ground beef
  • 1/2 cup chopped onion
  • 1 can (14-1/2 ounces) beef broth
  • 1 can (14-1/2 ounces) diced tomatoes, undrained
  • 1-1/2 cups uncooked penne pasta
  • 1-1/2 cups frozen cut green beans, thawed
  • 2 tablespoons tomato paste
  • 2 teaspoons dried oregano
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 3/4 cup crumbled feta cheese

Directions

  • 1. In a large skillet, cook beef and onion over medium heat until meat is no longer pink. Meanwhile, in a large saucepan, bring broth and tomatoes to a boil; add pasta. Reduce heat; simmer, uncovered, for 15-20 minutes or until pasta is tender, stirring occasionally.
  • 2. Drain beef mixture; add to pasta. Stir in the beans, tomato paste, oregano, garlic powder and cinnamon; heat through. Sprinkle with feta cheese. Yield: 4 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1-1/2 cups equals 300 calories, 10 g fat (5 g saturated fat), 39 mg cholesterol, 792 mg sodium, 33 g carbohydrate, 6 g fiber, 20 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 2 lean meat, 2 vegetable, 1-1/2 starch, 1/2 fat.

Wine Pairings

Medium-Bodied Red Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a medium-bodied red wine such as Chianti, Sangiovese, Malbec or Zinfandel.