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Hearty Pasta Dinner With Italian Garlic Toast

Total Time - 40 minutes / Makes 6 Servings

Cooking Sequence

  • Preheat oven
  • Prepare pasta dinner through step 6; prepare garlic toast through step 2 - 20 minutes
  • Complete pasta dinner and remove from heat; complete toast and serve - 20 minutes

Hearty Pasta Dinner With Italian Garlic Toast

Hearty Pasta Dinner

1 pound 93% lean ground beef
1/2 cup frozen diced onions
1/2 teaspoon minced garlic
1 tablespoon pesto sauce
salt and pepper, to taste
1 medium zucchini
1 (4-ounce) can mushroom pieces (drained)
1 (10 3/4-ounce) can cream of mushroom soup
1 (10 1/2-ounce) can beef broth
1 (14 1/2-ounce) can diced tomatoes with Italian herbs (undrained)
8 ounces rotini (1/2 box)
1 teaspoons Italian seasoning

1. Preheat large saucepan on medium-high for 2-3 minutes.
2. Place ground beef, onions, garlic, pesto, salt and pepper in pan. Cook 5-7 minutes, stirring frequently until meat is brown, breaking up meat as it cooks.
3. Wash zucchini. Cut ends off and discard. Slice into 1/8-inch rounds. Set aside.
4. Open and drain mushrooms and set aside. Open remaining cans and set aside.
5. Stir in soup, broth, mushrooms and tomatoes (do not drain). Cover and bring to boil.
6. When boiling, add rotini, Italian seasoning and zucchini. Stir, cover and reduce heat to medium. Cook 10-12 minutes, or until pasta is tender. Stir occasionally.
7. Remove from heat and let stand 5 minutes. Serve.
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Italian Garlic Toast

6 slices frozen Texas garlic toast
1/2 teaspoon Italian seasoning
aluminum foil (optional)

1. Preheat oven to 425F. Line baking sheet with foil (for ease in cleaning).
2. Place slices flat on baking sheet. Sprinkle with seasoning. Set aside.
3. Place in middle of oven and bake 5-7 minutes. Serve.
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Nutritional Information

Calories 527kcal; Fat 21g; Cholesterol 45mg; Carbohydrate 54g; Fiber 3g; Protein 27g; Sodium 1368mg

Daily Values: Vitamin A 7%; Vitamin C 24%; Calcium 6%; Iron 23%
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Add to your grocery list 1 tbsp pesto sauce

Dry Grocery
Add to your grocery list 1 1/2 tsp Italian seasoning
Add to your grocery list aluminum foil (optional)
Add to your grocery list 1 (10 1/2-oz) can beef broth
Add to your grocery list 1 (10 3/4-oz) can cream of mushroom soup
Add to your grocery list 1 (14 1/2-oz) can diced tomatoes with Italian herbs
Add to your grocery list 1 (4-oz) can mushroom pieces
Add to your grocery list 8 oz (1/2 box) rigatoni

Add to your grocery list 6 slices Texas garlic toast
Add to your grocery list 1/2 cup diced onions

Add to your grocery list 1 lb 93% lean ground beef

Add to your grocery list 1/2 tsp minced garlic
Add to your grocery list 1 medium zucchini

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Add to your grocery list fresh salad blend

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Utensils & Cookware

  • large saucepan with lid
  • baking sheet
  • cooking spoon
  • knife and cutting board
  • measuring utensils
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Aprons Advice

Add additional Italian flavor to the garlic toast by topping with shredded Parmesan cheese. Sprinkle a little on the pasta dinner for added richness.
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