One-Skillet Italian Meal

Recipe by Judikins

This healthy, fresh vegetables dish is so flexible. You can substitute any of the vegetable for ones your prefer and easily add more or less of the listed ingredients. After finding it in our local newspaper we tried it and thought it was just great!

Top Review by Mustang Sally 54269

We thoroughly enjoyed this dish. It was pretty easy to put together and had all my favorite ingredients. For a change I didn't find we needed to change much to suit our tastes, we just increased the beef 1/4 lb & added an extra garlic clove. Great recipe, thanks for sharing.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Spray a large (12 inch) skillet with nonstick spray coating.
  2. Cook ground beef, onion and garlic in skillet over medium heat, stirring occasionally, until meat is browned and onion is tender. Drain and set aside.
  3. Return skillet to heat and add olive oil. Add mushrooms, green pepper and zucchini; stir-fry 2-3 minutes.
  4. Add dry vermicelli pieces. Cook, stirring occasionally and very gently, until pasta is golden-brown and vegetables are crips-tender.
  5. Spoon cooked meat into skillet over pasta and vegetables.
  6. Add seasonings, tomatoes and tomato juice. Cover, reduce heat to low and simmer 20 minutes.
  7. Stir in spinach, cover and continue to cook 5 minutes. Sprinkle with Parmesan just before serving.
  8. Serve with your favorite red wine.

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