Source: American Baby


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5 mins
2 hrs
2 hrs 5 mins
2 cups (12 ounces)


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  • Place beef in a medium saucepan. Add enough water to cover. Bring water to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer, covered, 2 hours or until meat is fork tender. Remove meat with a slotted spoon. Reserve 1/2 cup cooking liquid. Finely chop meat.

  • Meanwhile, cook pasta according to package directions. Drain pasta. Toss pasta and beef together. Moisten with some of the reserved beef cooking liquid, if desired. Use within 1 day, or freeze up to 1 month.

To Freeze:
  • Spoon finished food into ice cube trays. Cover with waxed paper and freeze until firm. When ice cubes are frozen, remove cubes from tray and store in a resealable plastic freezer bag or freezer container. Label package with contents and date. Use within 1 month. Before serving, let thaw in the refrigerator overnight.

To Serve:
  • Heat thawed mixture to lukewarm in a small dish set in a pan of hot water. Stir before serving. Always sample a small bite to make sure the food is not too hot.

Nutrition Facts

45 calories; fat 1g; cholesterol 9mg; carbohydrates 5g; protein 4g; thiamin 0.2mg; riboflavin 0.2mg; niacin equivalents 2.2mg; vitamin b6 0.2mg; folate 68.5mcg; vitamin b12 0.9mcg; sodium 6mg; potassium 36mg; iron 0.7mg.