Saturday, September 13, 2014

Homestyle Southwest Skillet

1 lb ground beef
1/2 cup chopped onion
1 tsp chili powder
1 1/3 cups water
3/4 cup milk
3 Tbsp margarine or butter
1 (5.8 oz) package PASTA RONI Creamy Garlic Flavor
1 cup thick and chunky salsa
1/2 cup frozen whole kernel corn
1/2 cup (2 oz) shredded Mexican cheese blend

  1. In large skillet, brown ground beef with onion and chili powder. Remove from pan to drain; set aside.
  2. In same skillet, bring water, milk, margarine, pasta and Special Seasonings to a boil. Reduce heat to medium-low. Gently boil uncovered 6 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  3. Return beef to skillet. Stir in salsa and corn; return to a boil. Cook an additional 1 to 2 minutes or until pasta is slightly firm. Combine cheese with Topping; sprinkle over top just before serving.
Notes: Makes 4 servings.  This is what it is: Pasta Roni with mix-ins.  Probably not a recipe you'd want to serve to company, but I liked it all the same. 

Source: I clipped this recipe off a box of Pasta Roni several years ago when I was in college and I ate this stuff regularly. 

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