Tomato Beef Pasta Dinner Tomato Beef Pasta Dinner

Author: Canadian Living

This simple, straightforward meal is ideal for students away from home – just throw everything into a pot and simmer it up to share with roommates. Use whole wheat pasta for a slightly chewier texture.

  • Portion size 4 servings
  • Credits : Canadian Living Magazine: October 2007



In large pot, saut?eef over medium-high heat, breaking up with spoon, until no longer pink, about 5 minutes. Drain off fat.

Add onion, garlic, basil, oregano, salt and pepper; cook, stirring occasionally, until softened, about 3 minutes.

Add celery, carrot, yellow pepper, tomatoes, tomato paste and 2 cups (500 mL) water; bring to boil. Stir in pasta; reduce heat, cover and simmer, stirring occasionally, until pasta is tender but firm, about 15 minutes.

Stir in olives (if using), Parmesan cheese and parsley.

Nutritional facts Per serving: about

  • Sodium 819 mg
  • Protein 36 g
  • Calories 572.0
  • Total fat 18 g
  • Cholesterol 68 mg
  • Saturated fat 8 g
  • Total carbohydrate 67 g


  • Iron 43.0
  • Folate 55.0
  • Calcium 19.0
  • Vitamin A 76.0
  • Vitamin C 143.0
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Tomato Beef Pasta Dinner