Beefy Cheesy Pasta


Great, cheap, easy meal, perfect for college students who need to save some cash!

Prep Time:
5 mins
Cook Time:
20 mins
Total Time:
25 mins
4 servings


  • ½ pound lean ground beef

  • 1 onion, diced

  • ¼ cup soy sauce

  • 1 clove garlic, minced

  • 5 cups rotelle pasta

  • ¼ cup milk

  • 1 tablespoon butter

  • 5 slices processed American cheese


  1. In a large skillet over medium heat, cook beef, onion, soy sauce and garlic until beef is brown and juices run clear.

  2. While beef is cooking, bring a large pot of lightly salted water to a boil. Add pasta and cook for 8 to 10 minutes or until al dente; drain.

  3. Return cooked pasta to its pot over low heat; stir in milk and butter. Stir in beef mixture until well combined. Stir in cheese slices, one at a time, until melted. Serve at once.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

551 Calories
24g Fat
57g Carbs
29g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 4
Calories 551
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 24g 30%
Saturated Fat 12g 62%
Cholesterol 77mg 26%
Sodium 1492mg 65%
Total Carbohydrate 57g 21%
Dietary Fiber 3g 10%
Total Sugars 5g
Protein 29g
Vitamin C 2mg 9%
Calcium 243mg 19%
Iron 3mg 19%
Potassium 420mg 9%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.