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Creamy Hamburger And Pasta Recipe

Creamy Hamburger and Pasta Recipe www.HealthyEasyFood.com

Thrive's ground beef (hamburger) is on sale this month so it's a great time to stock up! We love the hamburger because it's so convenient. We just grab what we need out of the can and there's no messy grease to clean up because the hamburger is already cooked. As a bonus, there isn't any waste. 

As my husband put it, this tasted like a really fancy version of the old-time Hamburger Helper meal but without all the preservatives and questionable ingredients. Since we added red pepper flakes, it did give it a bit of a kick. Both of us agreed that we've never seen or tasted a Hamburger Helper meal like this but if we had to compare it to something, that would be it.

Creamy Hamburger And Pasta www.HealthyEasyFood.com

I'm also a big fan of Thrive red bell peppers. We eat a salad every night with dinner and have either a red, yellow or orange pepper on it. Recently we were reminded of just how wasteful buying fresh vegetables and fruit can be. It's ashame that the food looks so good from the outside and you cut into it and it's already rotten. With Thrive, we don't have to be concerned with that. While we still have a salad every night, the majority of our fruits and vegetables are now Thrive because it's frustrating when you buy produce and it's rotten.

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I used farfalle pasta with this recipe just because they are a fun little bow tie looking pasta. Personally I feel they always take longer to cook than the package directions. Maybe it's because waiting for them to cook and they seem to take the longest when I have a meal that is ready to go! I think this recipe would taste delicious with some zucchini noodles too. 

Creamy Hamburger and Pasta Recipe Ingredients www.HealthyEasyFood.com

Creamy Hamburger and Pasta Recipe

Ingredients:

Creamy Hamburger Pasta Recipe www.HealthyEasyFood.com

Directions:

  1. Cook farfalle according to directions on package.
  2. While cooking farfalle, in a separate pan, combine hamburger, onion, garlic, red peppers, and olive oil. Saute for 3-4 minutes.
  3. Add 1 cup water, red pepper flakes, Italian seasoning, and tomato powder and let boil until water is slightly reduced and then add in tomato dices. Reduce heat to simmer.
  4. Combine milk, sour cream powder and bechamel with 3/4 cup water, stir and then add to mixture. Stir again and keep on a simmer.
  5. Add pasta and parsley and cook until water is reduced.

Note: If you do need extra water at any point, add it in. The first time I made this, I used 1/4 cup more for a total of 2 cups water. It really depends on how fast you are cooking it. Try to keep the heat just under a boil once you add in the powder mixture.

Creamy Hamburger Pasta Recipe from HealthyEasyFood.com

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