One-Pot Southwest-Style Beef and Cavatappi
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One-Pot Southwest-Style Beef and Cavatappi

One-Pot Southwest-Style Beef and Cavatappi

with Monterey Jack and Baby Spinach

This one-and-done dinner in a hurry packs beef, veggies and noodles into one easy bowl. What's even better? It's a meal that everyone is sure to devour!


Produced in a facility that processes milk, sesame, eggs, fish, shellfish, crustaceans, mustard, tree nuts, peanuts, wheat, soybean and sulphites.

Preparation Time30 minutes
Cooking Time


serving amount

250 g

Ground Beef

170 g


(Contains Gluten)

160 g

Sweet Bell Pepper

56 g

Yellow Onion

28 g

Baby Spinach

1 unit(s)

Garlic, cloves

½ cup

Marinara Sauce

1 tbsp

Ginger-Garlic Puree

(Contains Mustard)

½ cup

Monterey Jack Cheese, shredded

(Contains Milk)

1 unit(s)

Beef Broth Concentrate

Not included in your delivery

½ tbsp


0.13 tsp


0.13 tsp



Nutrition Values

Calories810 kcal
Fat33 g
Saturated Fat13 g
Carbohydrate84 g
Sugar13 g
Dietary Fiber7 g
Protein45 g
Cholesterol100 mg
Sodium1300 mg
Due to the different suppliers we purchase our products from, nutritional facts per meal can vary from the website to what is received in the delivered box, depending on your region.


Large Pot
Measuring Spoons
Measuring Cups



Before starting, wash and dry all produce. Core, then cut pepper into 1/2-inch pieces. Peel, then cut half the onion (whole onion for 4 ppl) into 1/2-inch pieces. Peel, then mince or grate garlic.

Cook peppers

Heat a large pot over medium-high heat. When hot, add 1/2 tbsp (1 tbsp) oil, then peppers. Cook, stirring occasionally, until tender-crisp, 3-4 min. Season with salt and pepper. Transfer peppers to a plate. Set aside.

Cook beef and onions

Reheat the same pot over medium-high. When hot, add beef and onions to the dry pot. Cook, breaking up beef into smaller pieces, until no pink remains, 4-5 min.** Carefully drain and discard excess fat, if desired.

Cook cavatappi

Add Tex-Mex paste, garlic, marinara sauce, broth concentrate, 2 3/4 cups (5 cups) water and 1/2 tsp (1 tsp) salt to the pot with beef and onions. Stir to combine, then bring to a boil over high. Once boiling, stir in cavatappi and reduce heat to medium. Simmer uncovered, stirring often to prevent sticking to the pot, until cavatappi is tender, 12-16 min. (TIP: If pasta is sticking too much, add more water, 1/4 cup at a time. Scrape up any pieces stuck to the bottom of the pot.)

Finish cavatappi

Add peppers, spinach and half the cheese to the pot with cavatappi. Cook, stirring often, until spinach wilts, 1-2 min. Season with pepper, to taste.

Finish and serve

Divide Southwest-style beef and cavatappi between bowls.Sprinkle remaining cheese over top.