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Easy Pasta Skillet

Made with ingredients you already have on hand
Easy Pasta Skillet
Photo courtesy of McCormick

Why reach for pre-packaged meal kits on the grocery shelf, when you can prepare a hearty, homemade pasta dish right in your own kitchen? Using ingredients you typically have on hand, this easy, one skillet meal is about to become a new family favorite.

Recipe courtesy of McCormick

Ready in
30 m
5 m
(prepare time)
25 m
(cook time)
Calories Per Serving


  • 1 Pound ground beef
  • 1 jar (24 to 26 ounces) spaghetti sauce
  • 2 Cups water
  • 1 Tablespoon McCormick® Perfect Pinch® Italian Seasoning
  • 3 Cups uncooked pasta, such as penne or rotini
  • 1 package (8 ounces) shredded mozzarella cheese (2 cups), divided
  • 2 Tablespoons grated Parmesan cheese


Brown ground beef in large skillet on medium-high heat. Drain fat.

Stir in spaghetti sauce, water and Italian seasoning. Bring to boil. Add pasta; mix well. Reduce heat to low; cover and simmer 20 minutes or until pasta is tender, stirring occasionally.

Stir in 1 cup of the mozzarella cheese and Parmesan cheese. Sprinkle with remaining 1 cup mozzarella cheese. Cover. Let stand 5 minutes.