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Pasta with Beef and Cinnamon

Pasta with Beef and CinnamonA Latino touch is added to the traditional skillet casserole blend of pasta, ground beef and cheese.

Recipe Ingredients:

2 tablespoons olive oil
1 pound ground beef
1 chopped medium onion
1 small green bell pepper, chopped (optional)
2 cups dry small elbow macaroni
2 cups water
1 (8-ounce) can tomato sauce
4 cloves garlic, finely chopped
2 teaspoons salt
1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
Crushed dried red pepper flakes (optional)
1 cup NESTLÉ® CARNATION® Evaporated Milk
1/4 cup golden raisins
3 tablespoons capers
1 cup (4 ounces) shredded cheddar cheese

Cooking Directions:

  1. Heat oil in medium saucepan over medium-high heat. Add beef, onion and bell pepper. Cook, stirring occasionally, until beef is browned.
  2. Add pasta, water, tomato sauce, garlic, salt, cinnamon and red pepper flakes. Cook, stirring occasionally, for 14 to 16 minutes or until pasta is tender.
  3. Stir in evaporated milk, raisins and capers. Bring to a boil; remove from heat. Stir in cheese.

Makes 6 servings.

Nutritional Information Per Serving (1/6 of recipe): Calories: 510 Calories from Fat: 260 Total Fat: 29 g Saturated Fat: 13 g Cholesterol: 90 mg Sodium: 1290 mg Carbohydrates: 34 g Dietary Fiber: 3 g Sugars: 13 g Protein: 25 g.

Recipe and photograph are the property of Nestlé® and, used with permission.