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Recipe Of The Day **7-12-12**

Posted by on Jul. 12, 2012 at 1:33 PM
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Italian Hot Dish

 Italian Hot Dish
My husband had a poor perception of healthy food until he tried this beefy casserole. The combination of pasta, oregano, mushrooms and green peppers make it a favorite in our house. —Theresa Smith of Sheboygan, Wisconsin
4 ServingsPrep: 30 min. Bake: 40 min.

Ingredients

  • 1-1/2 cups uncooked small pasta shells
  • 1 pound lean ground beef (90% lean)
  • 1 cup sliced fresh mushrooms, divided
  • 1/2 cup chopped onion
  • 1/2 cup chopped green pepper
  • 1 can (15 ounces) tomato sauce
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/2 cup shredded part-skim mozzarella cheese, divided
  • 4 teaspoons grated Parmesan cheese, divided

Directions

  • Cook pasta according to package directions. Meanwhile, in a large
  • nonstick skillet coated with cooking spray, cook the beef, 1/2 cup
  • mushrooms, onion and green pepper until meat is no longer pink;
  • drain. Stir in the tomato sauce, oregano, garlic powder, onion
  • powder and pepper. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer
  • for 15 minutes.
  • Drain pasta; place in an 8-in. square baking dish coated with cooking
  • spray. Top with meat sauce and remaining mushrooms. Sprinkle with
  • 1/4 cup mozzarella cheese and 2 teaspoons Parmesan cheese.
  • Cover and bake at 350° for 35 minutes. Uncover; sprinkle with
    • remaining cheeses. Bake 5-10 minutes longer or until heated through
    • and cheese is melted. Yield: 4 servings.
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by on Jul. 12, 2012 at 1:33 PM
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jessicasmom1
by on Jul. 12, 2012 at 2:11 PM

thanks

August07Mom
by Tiesha on Jul. 12, 2012 at 3:16 PM

Sounds good. Thanks.

VanBurren
by on Jul. 12, 2012 at 4:19 PM

 This sounds really, really good!

lillucky8
by on Jul. 12, 2012 at 8:05 PM
Yum
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