• Beef & Veggie Mac

Beef & Veggie Mac

Time: 25 minutes
Servings: 6
This is an easy macaroni dinner recipe that can be prepared in 30 minutes or less.
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Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 cups uncooked whole-wheat macaroni 
  • 2 Tbsp whole-wheat flour 
  • 1 tsp garlic powder 
  • 1/4 tsp cayenne pepper 
  • 1 1/4 cups non-fat milk 
  • 1 Tbsp olive oil 
  • 1 medium carrot, grated 
  • 1 cup frozen onion & bell pepper mix 
  • 1 lb 90/10 ground beef 
  • 1 cup frozen spinach 
  • 1 1/4 cups grated sharp cheddar cheese

Preparation

  1. Cook pasta according to package directions. Drain & set aside.
  2. Meanwhile, in a small bowl mix flour, garlic powder & cayenne pepper. Stir in milk until smooth. Set aside.
  3. In a large skillet, heat oil over medium-high. Add carrots, onion & pepper mix. Saute 3 minutes. Add beef & cook 7 minutes, or until cooked thoroughly.
  4. Reduce heat to low. Add spinach, milk mixture & cheese. Mix thoroughly.
  5. Remove from heat. Add macaroni & serve immediately.

 


Tips

Substitute other vegetables for different flavors!

Nutrition Facts

6 servings per recipe
Serving size (255g)
Amount per serving
Calories
370
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 18g 23%
    Saturated Fat 7g 35%
    Trans Fat 0g  
Cholesterol 70mg 23%
Sodium 250mg
11%
Total Carbohydrate 27g 10%
    Dietary Fiber 4g 14%
    Total Sugars 4g  
Includes 0g Added Sugars
0%
Protein 27g  
Vitamin D 1mcg 6%
Calcium 287mg 20%
Iron 3mg 15%
Potassium 542mg 10%
* The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

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