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  • Writer's pictureJenn Clayton

Cheesy Ground Beef Pasta Skillet

Updated: Apr 10, 2023

One pot wonder!! Absolutely delicious, easy and protein packed pasta recipe!

Excellent flavor and the PERFECT easy weeknight or busy weekend meal! Family approved!

Full recipe in video below


  • 1 pkg pasta

  • 1 lb ground beef- 96%

  • 1/2 tsp pepper

  • 3 cloves garlic minced

  • 1 tsp crushed red chili flakes optional

  • 1 tbs Worcestershire sauce

  • 2 tbs tomato paste

  • 1 onion chopped

  • 1/2 cup chopped parsley plus more for garnish

  • salt to taste

  • 1 cups light shredded mozzarella

  • Cook pasta according to al dente package directions less 1 minute. Reserve 1/2 cup pasta water. Drain pasta without rinsing.

  • Meanwhile in a large skillet brown beef while breaking up with a wooden spoon, about 2 minutes. Reduce to medium heat. Season with 1 teaspoon salt and 1/2 teaspoon black pepper. Stir in garlic, onions, chili flakes, Worcestershire sauce, tomato paste, parsley, and 1/2 cup pasta (or plain) water. Simmer until meat is tender, about 8 to 10 minutes.

  • Toss in pasta and 1 cup mozzarella. Garish with additional parsley.

6 Servings:

283 Calories

6g Fat

25g Carbs

23g Protein

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