Ground Beef & Pasta Skillet Primavera

This Italian-inspired recipe is a one-pot, fun to make and eat dish that combines ground beef, pasta, fresh zucchini, and yellow squash. This “Beef. It’s What’s For Dinner.” recipe is certified by the American Heart Association®.
  1. Heat large nonstick skillet over medium heat until hot. Add ground beef; cook 8–10 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.
Recipe Notes

Cook’s Tips: Cooking times are for fresh or thoroughly thawed ground beef. Ground beef should be cooked to an internal temperature of 160 degrees. Color is not a reliable indicator of ground beef doneness.

Recipe and photo courtesy of the Wisconsin Beef Council.