Beef And Pasta Casserole Recipe


Difficulty LevelEasyHealth IndexHealthy


 Ground beef9 Ounce
 Vegetable oil/Olive oil2 Teaspoon
 Diced onion1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
 Garlic2 Clove (10 gm)
 Sliced mushrooms1 Cup (16 tbs)
 Chopped parsley1 Tablespoon
 Canned crushed tomatoes2 Cup (32 tbs)
 Basil leaves1⁄4 Teaspoon
 Salt1⁄4 Teaspoon
 Pepper1⁄4 Teaspoon
 Oregano leaves1⁄8 Teaspoon
 Cooked ziti1 Cup (16 tbs)
 Provolone cheese1 Ounce

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1645 Calories from Fat 814

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 92 g141.2%

Saturated Fat 31.2 g155.8%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 199.6 mg

Sodium 1644.5 mg68.5%

Total Carbohydrates 150 g49.9%

Dietary Fiber 24.3 g97.2%

Sugars 13.8 g

Protein 80 g160.8%

Vitamin A 102.7% Vitamin C 126.6%

Calcium 44.7% Iron 71.2%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Shape beef into a patty; on rack in broiling pan broil meat, turning once, for about 7 minutes.
Crumble beef and set aside.
In 1 1/2-quart saucepan heat oil; add onion and garlic and saute until onion is softened.
Add mushrooms, parsley, and crumbled beef and saute for about 5 minutes; stir in tomatoes and seasonings and let simmer, stirring occasionally, for 15 minutes.
Preheat oven to 350°F.
Stir ziti into beef mixture and spoon mixture into shallow 1-quart flameproof casserole; top with cheese strips and bake until mixture is heated through, 20 to 25 minutes.
Turn oven control to broil and broil until cheese is lightly browned, about 2 minutes.