Squash Noodle Skillet
With both winter and summer squash and a cheesy topping, this easy noodle is sure to please a crowd.
20 Mins Prep/45 Mins Total
cups (500 mL) chopped butternut squash
cups (425 mL) hot water
pkg Hamburger HelperTM Cheesy Italian
cup (250 mL) ricotta cheese
cup (250 mL) shredded mozzarella cheese
tbsp (30 mL) finely chopped fresh basil (optional)
Preheat broiler to high. Heat a large nonstick skillet set over medium-high heat. Cook ground beef, onion and garlic for 5 minutes or until beef starts to brown. Stir in butternut squash. Cook for 2 minutes or until squash starts to soften.
Stir in milk, water, sauce mix and uncooked pasta (from Hamburger HelperTM box). Heat to boiling, stirring occasionally.
Reduce heat, cover and simmer for about 5 minutes. Stir in zucchini; cover and simmer, stirring occasionally, for 8 minutes or until pasta is tender.
Remove from heat. Stir in ricotta cheese. Sprinkle mozzarella over top. Broil for 1 to 2 minutes or until cheese starts to melt and bubble. Sprinkle with basil, if using.