Wagon Train Pasta Recipe
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Wagon Train Pasta Recipe

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"Our three kids just love the fun wagon wheel shapes in this quick-and-easy recipe," relates Janine Freeman from Blaine, Washington. "The mildly seasoned sauce is something that even the pickiest eaters enjoy." TIP: For variety, try it with Italian sausage instead of ground beef, Janine recommends.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min.
MAKES:5 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min.
MAKES: 5 servings

Ingredients

  • 3 cups uncooked wagon wheel pasta
  • 1 egg
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon minced garlic
  • 1/8 teaspoon coarsely ground pepper
  • 1/2 pound ground beef
  • 2 tablespoons grated Parmesan cheese
  • 2 tablespoons seasoned bread crumbs
  • 1-1/2 cups meatless spaghetti sauce
  • 1 cup (4 ounces) shredded part-skim mozzarella cheese, divided

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 cup) equals 363 calories, 11 g fat (6 g saturated fat), 84 mg cholesterol, 777 mg sodium, 43 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 22 g protein.

Directions

  1. Cook pasta according to package directions. Meanwhile, in a large bowl, beat the egg, salt, garlic and pepper. Add beef and mix well. Sprinkle with Parmesan cheese and bread crumbs; mix gently.
  2. Crumble beef mixture into a large skillet. Cook over medium-high heat until meat is no longer pink; drain. Stir in the spaghetti sauce. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 2-4 minutes or until heated through.
  3. Drain pasta; place in a serving bowl. Add beef mixture; sprinkle with 1/2 cup mozzarella cheese. Toss until pasta is well coated and cheese is melted. Sprinkle with remaining mozzarella. Yield: 5 servings.
Originally published as Wagon Train Pasta in Quick Cooking July/August 2005, p26

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 cup) equals 363 calories, 11 g fat (6 g saturated fat), 84 mg cholesterol, 777 mg sodium, 43 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 22 g protein.

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Reviewed Aug. 14, 2010

"I made this last night for dinner and it was a huge hit! It all came together with a smooth texture and my picky eater had 2 helpings. Definitey a keeper."

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