Version 3 - Version 2 - Beef & Pasta Skillet Primavera
  • 30 minutes
  • Makes 4 servings (1-1/2 cups beef and pasta mixture).
  • Family Dinners

Beef & Pasta Skillet Primavera

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  • 1 pound Ground Beef (96% lean)
  • 1 can (14-1/2 ounces) reduced-sodium beef broth
  • 1 cup uncooked whole wheat pasta
  • 2 zucchini or yellow squash, cut in half lengthwise, then crosswise into 1/2 inch slices (about 3 cups)
  • 1 can (14-1/2 ounces) no salt added diced tomatoes
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons Italian seasoning


  • 1. Heat large nonstick skillet over medium heat until hot. Add Ground Beef; cook 8 to 10 minutes, breaking into 3/4-inch crumbles and stirring occasionally. Pour off drippings.

  • 2. Stir in broth, pasta, squash, tomatoes and Italian seasoning; bring to a boil. Reduce heat, cover and cook 9 to 11 minutes or until pasta and squash are almost tender and sauce is slightly thickened, stirring occasionally.

  • Test Kitchen Tips Cooking times are for fresh or thoroughly thawed Ground Beef. Ground Beef should be cooked to an internal temperature of 160°F. Color is not a reliable indicator of Ground Beef doneness.