Monday, April 11, 2011

A new quick family favourite

This is a great, easy to make, easy to clean up dinner...great for busy nights when everyone is going their own directions, but still sit down to dinner with the family.  It is also cheap and it tastes fantastic!

Greek-Style Skillet Supper

1lb ground beef (I use italian spiced ground turkey)
1/2 cup chopped onion
2 tsp oregano
1tsp cinnamon
1tsp garlic powder
2cups beef broth
1 14oz can of diced tomatoes, undrained
2 tbsp tomato paste (I left this out because I didnt have any)
1 box shell pasta or penne pasta
1 1/2 cups chopped spinach
3/4 cup crumbled feta (I left this out as well, it still tasted fantastic...you could substitute grated parm just as easily)

Cook ground beef/turkey and onion in a large skillet until meat is no longer pink. Drain fat.  Add oregano, cinnamon and garlic powder and mix well.

Stir in broth, tomatoes and tomato paste.  Bring to a boil.  Stir in pasta.  Reduce heat to med/low, over and cook for 15 minutes until pasta is tender.  Stir in spinach and 1/2 the cheese.  Cover. Cook 5 minutes longer.

Remove from the heat. Sprinkle with the remaining 1/4 cheese. Cover and let stand for 5 minutes.  Enjoy!!

1 comment:

  1. This sounds really tasty!!! Makes me very anxious to get my kitchen made over so that I can, once more, cook more elaborately than I do now!

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