Greek-Style Skillet Dinner

Greek Skillet

Greek-Style Skillet Dinner

  • 1 lb. ground beef
  • 1/2 c. chopped onion
  • 2 tsp. dried oregano
  • 1 tsp. ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp. garlic powder
  • 1 can (14.5 oz.) reduced sodium beef broth
  • 1 can (14.5 oz.) petite diced tomatoes, undrained
  • 1 can (8oz.) tomato sauce
  • 2 c. uncooked penne pasta
  • 2 c. fresh spinach
  • 3/4 c. crumbled feta cheese, divided

1.  Cook ground beef and onion in large skillet on medium-high heat until beef is no longer pink, stirring occasionally.  Drain fat.  Add oregano, cinnamon and garlic powder; mix well.

2.  Stir in broth, tomatoes and tomato sauce.  Bring to a boil.  Stir in pasta.  Reduce heat to medium; cover and cook 10 minutes or until pasta is nearly tender.  Stir in spinach and 1/2 c. of the cheese. Cover. Cook 5 min longer or until spinach is wilted and pasta is tender.

3.  Sprinkle with remaining 1/4 c. feta cheese.  Cover.  Let stand 5 minutes before serving.

**Adapted from a recipe found in a McCormick’s mailer coupon, 2011.**

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