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Cheesy Barbeque Beef Rigatoni

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Cheesy Barbeque Beef Rigatoni

Prep Time: 10 minutes

Cook Time: 15 minutes

Servings: 6

Progresso™ Recipe Starters™ cheese sauce provide a flavorful addition to this ground beef and pasta dinner made in skillet – ready in 30 minutes.


  3 cups uncooked rigatoni or ziti pasta (9 oz)

  1 lb lean (at least 80%) ground beef

  1/2 cup sliced green onions (8 medium)

  1 can (18 oz) Progresso™ Recipe Starters™ creamy three cheese cooking sauce

  1/2 cup barbecue sauce

  1 cup shredded Cheddar cheese (4 oz)

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1. Cook and drain pasta as directed on package; set aside.

2. Meanwhile, in 12-inch skillet, cook beef and green onions over medium heat 8 to 10 minutes, stirring occasionally, until beef is brown; drain.

3. Stir in pasta, cooking sauce and barbecue sauce. Heat to boiling. Reduce heat; simmer 5 minutes to blend flavors, stirring occasionally. Remove from heat; sprinkle with cheese. Cover; let stand 3 to 5 minutes or until cheese is melted.