South-of-the-Border Skillet Dinner

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Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes
Course Main Dishes
Servings 4
Calories 321 kcal


Calories: 321 kcalCarbohydrates: 38 gProtein: 34 gFat: 11 gSaturated Fat: 7 gCholesterol: 55 mgSodium: 504 mgFiber: 6 gSugar: 10 gVitamin A: 13.975 IUCalcium: 172 mgIron: 7 mg


  • 1 lb 99% lean ground turkey
  • 15 oz reduced-sodium tomato sauce
  • 1 ½ oz low-sodium burrito seasoning mix seasoning packet
  • ¼ cup green pepper chopped can substitute red bell pepper
  • 1 ¼ cup elbow macaroni
  • 1 cup reduced-fat cheddar cheese
  • 1 cup water


  • Coat a deep 12-inch nonstick skillet or a 4-quart saucepan with cooking spray, and preheat over medium heat. Add the turkey and cook for about 4 minutes, stirring to crumble, until no longer pink.
  • 2. Stir in all of the remaining ingredients, except the macaroni and the cheese, and mix well. Increase the heat to high, and bring to a boil. Stir in the macaroni, and reduce the heat to low. Cover and simmer, stirring occasionally, for 10 to 12 minutes, or until the pasta is tender.
  • 3. Divide the mixture among individual serving bowls and top with cheese. Serve immediately.
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