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Creamy Ground Beef Pasta is an easy weeknight meal that's ready in just 30 minutes. Fast, fresh, and flavorful, this hearty meal will quickly become a favorite!
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Creamy Ground Beef Pasta

Creamy Ground Beef Pasta is an easy weeknight meal that's ready in just 30 minutes. Fast, fresh, and flavorful, this hearty meal will quickly become a favorite!
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time25 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: ground beef, pasta recipe
Servings: 4
Calories: 696kcal

Equipment

Ingredients

  • 8 ounces rotini pasta
  • 1 pound ground beef
  • 2 teaspoons garlic powder
  • 2 teaspoons Italian seasoning
  • teaspoons smoked paprika
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ½ teaspoon black pepper
  • 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup beef broth
  • 1 can (15 ounces) tomato sauce
  • ¾ cup heavy whipping cream
  • cups shredded sharp cheddar cheese

Instructions

  • Cook pasta according to package directions. Drain and set aside.
  • In a large skillet, brown and crumble ground beef until no longer pink. Drain excess fat and return beef to same skillet.
  • Turn the heat to medium and add garlic powder, Italian seasoning, paprika, salt, pepper, and flour. Stir and cook for 1-2 minutes.
  • Add beef broth and tomato sauce to ground beef and stir to combine. Bring mixture to a boil, then reduce heat to low and simmer, uncovered, for about 5-7 minutes, stirring occasionally, until slightly thickened.
  • Stir in heavy cream and pasta. Remove from heat and stir in shredded cheese until melted. Serve immediately.

Notes

  • See my tips and tricks for making this Creamy Ground Beef Pasta above recipe box.

Nutrition

Serving: 1serving | Calories: 696kcal | Carbohydrates: 53g | Protein: 40g | Fat: 35g | Saturated Fat: 16g | Cholesterol: 112mg | Sodium: 1098mg | Potassium: 788mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 6g | Vitamin A: 1008IU | Vitamin C: 5mg | Calcium: 280mg | Iron: 5mg