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Southwestern Wagon Wheels Recipe

Southwestern Wagon Wheels Recipe

I used to have the luxury of time, which allowed me to cook from scratch. But after a husband and child, I'm sure glad I saved my "convenience" recipes, like this this super-easy pasta dinner. —Ramona Rasas-Satinskas, Hockessin, Delaware
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min. YIELD:5 servings


  • 4 cups uncooked wagon wheel pasta
  • 1 pound lean ground beef (90% lean)
  • 2 cans (10-3/4 ounces each) condensed tomato soup, undiluted
  • 1 cup medium salsa
  • 1 jar (4-1/2 ounces) sliced mushrooms, drained
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1/2 cup sour cream
  • 1/3 cup shredded Monterey Jack cheese


  • 1. Cook pasta according to package directions. Meanwhile, in a large skillet, cook beef over medium heat until no longer pink; drain. Stir in the soup, salsa, mushrooms and oregano. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer, uncovered, for 5 minutes. Stir in sour cream; heat through.
  • 2. Drain pasta; serve with sauce mixture. Sprinkle with cheese. Yield: 5 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 each: 542 calories, 14g fat (7g saturated fat), 78mg cholesterol, 1099mg sodium, 70g carbohydrate (17g sugars, 4g fiber), 30g protein.

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angmclanc User ID: 3282588 254805
Reviewed Sep. 29, 2016

"Perfect for my son who doesn't like anything too spicy."

jeaner823 User ID: 5944103 178538
Reviewed Apr. 13, 2012

"<p>I made this recipe for my friends last night for dinner and it was a hit! I'd definitely make it again. It's also good for leftovers. I had some today for lunch.  The only thing I changed was that I used fresh crimini mushrooms instead of mushrooms from a jar like it calls for in the recipe</p>"

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