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Skillet Noodles and Beef
Skillet Noodles and Beef

Category: Main Dish | Serves: 8

(60 ratings)

Nutrition Information:
Calories: 170
Protein: 15 g
Carbs: 18 g
Fat: 5 g
Saturated Fat: 2 g
Sodium: 480 mg
Fiber: 2 g

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Your kids might think this is Hamburger Helper - but it's much healthier and tastier!
1/2 pound extra lean ground beef (or turkey)
1/2 cup chopped onion
1 can (15 ounce) tomato sauce
1 1/2 cups water
1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
1/4 teaspoon oregano
1/4 teaspoon basil
3 cups noodles, uncooked, 1/2 inch wide (try whole wheat!)
1 package (10 ounce) spinach, frozen, chopped
1 cup cottage cheese, nonfat
1/2 cup shredded part-skim mozzarella
1 Brown ground beef in a large skillet. Drain and rinse to remove fat.
2 Add onion, tomato sauce, water, and spices. Cover and bring to a boil.
3 Add noodles. Cover and simmer for 5 minutes.
4 Defrost spinach in the microwave. Stir spinach into skillet mixture. Cover and simmer for 5 minutes.
5 Stir mixture. Spoon cottage cheese on top and sprinkle with shredded mozzarella. Cover and simmer for 10 minutes. Add water if mixture gets too dry.

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(60 ratings)
I made it with turkey . .
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Jan 12, 2007
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