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Tex-Italian Pasta Fiesta Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Ken and Karen Schurter

Category:
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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
8 oz mostaccioli pasta
10 oz. pkg frozen chopped spinach, thawed
8 oz. pkg cream cheese
1/2 cup milk
1 tsp oregano
1 lb ground beef, lean.
2 cloves garlic, minced
2 cup picante sauce
8 oz tomato sauce
6 oz tomato paste
2 tsp. chili powder
1 cup shredded mozzarella or cheddar cheese

Directions:
Directions:
Heat oven to 350*. Cook pasta, drain and rinse with cold water. Squeeze dry and chop spinach. Combine spinach, cream cheese, milk and oregano; mix well. In large saucepan brown ground beef with garlic and drain. Add picante sauce, tomato sauce, tomato paste and chili powder; mix well. Spoon half the pasta mixture into lightly greased 13x9 baking dish. Top evenly with spinach mixture. Top with remaining pasta mixture. Cover loosely with foil; bake 30 minutes. Uncover and sprinkle with cheese. Bake 2 minutes longer. Let stand 10 minutes. Top as desired and serve with additional picante sauce.

 

 

 

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