Coney Island Pasta Casserole
As festive as a visit to the world-famous amusement park, this dish features a roller coaster of man-pleasing flavors. Enjoy!
8 ounces ground 90% lean turkey or beef
8 ounces diced Healthy Choice 97% fat free frankfurters
1/2 cup finely chopped onion
1 3/4 cups (one 15-ounce can) Hunt's Chunky Tomato Sauce
1/4 cup Heinz Light Harvest or Healthy Choice ketchup
1 1/2 teaspoons chili seasoning
2 cups hot cooked rotini pasts, rinsed and drained
1//3 cup (1 1/2 ounces) shredded Kraft reduced-fat Cheddar cheese
Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Spray and 8-by-8-inch baking dish with butter-flavored cooking spray. In a large skillet sprayed with butter-flavored cooking spray, brown meat, frankfurters, and onion. Stir in tomato sauce, ketchup and chili seasoning. Add rotini pasta. Mix well to combine. Spread mixture into prepared baking dish. Bake 20 minutes. Evenly sprinkle cheddar cheese over top. Continue baking 10 minutes or until cheese melts. Place baking dish on a wire rack and let set 5 minutes. Cut into 4 servings.
HINT: 1 1/2 cups uncooked rotini pasts usually cooks to about 2 cups.
Each serving equals:
HE: 2 3/4 Protein, 1 1/3 Vegetable, 1 Bread, 7 Optional Calories
320 Calories, 8 gm Fat, 26 gm Protein, 36 gm Carbohydrate, 1215 mg Sodium, 1 gm Fiber
DIABETIC: 3 Meat, 2 Starch, 1 Vegetable
Cooking Healthy with a Man in Mind
Joanna M Lund