Creamy Beef Noodles

Creamy Beef Noodles Image Author: Canadian Living Credits: Creamy Beef Noodles Image

This dish is made with ingredients most people keep on hand in the refrigerator and pantry. Evaporated milk gives the sauce a creamy consistency without all the added fat of whipping cream.

  • Portion size 4 servings
  • Credits : Canadian Living Magazine: October 2012

Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1 onion finely chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • 12 oz lean ground beef
  • 1/3 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup sodium-reduced beef broth
  • 1 can evaporated milk
  • 1 cup frozen peas thawed
  • 1 cup shredded extra-old Cheddar cheese
  • 1/3 cup chopped fresh parsley
  • 4 teaspoons Dijon mustard
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 3/4 cup elbow macaroni

Method

In Dutch oven or large saucepan, melt butter over medium-high heat; cook onion, stirring occasionally, until beginning to soften, about 2 minutes. Add garlic; cook for 1 minute.

Add beef; brown, breaking up with back of spoon, about 4 minutes. Stir in flour; cook, stirring, for 2 minutes.

Stir in broth and evaporated milk; bring to boil. Reduce heat to medium; stir in peas, Cheddar cheese, parsley, mustard, salt and pepper.

Meanwhile, in pot of boiling salted water, cook pasta according to package directions. Drain, reserving 1/3 cup of the cooking liquid. Add pasta to sauce, tossing to coat and adding enough of the reserved cooking liquid for desired consistency.

Nutritional facts Per serving: about

  • Fibre 5 g
  • Sodium 897 mg
  • Sugars 14 g
  • Protein 41 g
  • Calories 663.0
  • Total fat 27 g
  • Potassium 737 mg
  • Cholesterol 96 mg
  • Saturated fat 14 g
  • Total carbohydrate 62 g

%RDI

  • Iron 36.0
  • Fibre 0.0
  • Folate 73.0
  • Sodium 0.0
  • Sugars 0.0
  • Calcium 48.0
  • Protein 0.0
  • Calories 0.0
  • Total fat 0.0
  • Vitamin A 27.0
  • Vitamin C 72.0
  • Potassium 0.0
  • Cholesterol 0.0
  • Saturated fat 0.0
  • Total carbohydrate 0.0
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