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Weeknight Beef Skillet Recipe

Weeknight Beef Skillet Recipe

This mild but hearty family fare is chock-full of veggies, Italian seasoning and nutrition. It’s a quick-and-easy meal that just might become one of your family’s favorites! Clara Coulston - Washington Court House, Ohio
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min. YIELD:4 servings

Ingredients

  • 3 cups uncooked yolk-free whole wheat noodles
  • 1 pound lean ground beef (90% lean)
  • 1 medium green pepper, finely chopped
  • 1 package (16 ounces) frozen mixed vegetables, thawed and drained
  • 1 can (15 ounces) tomato sauce
  • 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons Italian seasoning
  • 2 teaspoons sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 cup minced fresh parsley

Directions

  • 1. Cook noodles according to package directions. Meanwhile, in a large nonstick skillet over medium heat, cook beef and pepper until meat is no longer pink; drain.
  • 2. Stir in the mixed vegetables, tomato sauce, Worcestershire sauce, Italian seasoning, sugar and salt; heat through. Drain noodles; serve with meat mixture. Sprinkle with parsley. Yield: 4 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1-1/4 cups beef mixture with 3/4 cup noodles equals 389 calories, 9 g fat (3 g saturated fat), 56 mg cholesterol, 800 mg sodium, 49 g carbohydrate, 10 g fiber, 31 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3 starch, 3 lean meat, 1 vegetable.