Pasta with Beef and Cinnamon
A Latino touch is added to the traditional skillet casserole blend of pasta, ground beef and cheese.
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
- Heat oil in medium saucepan over medium-high heat. Add beef, onion and bell pepper. Cook, stirring occasionally, until beef is browned.
- 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.
- 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.
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