Beef and Zucchini Pasta Skillet Meal

Recipe by HokiesMom
READY IN: 40mins
SERVES: 6
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
  • 1
    lb sirloin steak (cut into 1-inch cubes)
  • 1
    teaspoon steak seasoning (spicy flavor)
  • 2
    tablespoons canola oil (divided)
  • 1
    small vidalia onion (sliced thin)
  • 2
    garlic cloves (minced)
  • 2
    (15 1/2 ounce) cans beef broth (low fat and low sodium)
  • 1
    (15 ounce) can tomato sauce
  • 12
    lb ditalini (or other long tubular pasta)
  • 2
    zucchini (diced into 1/4 inch cubes)
  • basil (to taste)
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DIRECTIONS

  • Cut steak into 1-inch cubes.
  • Season with the spicy steak seasoning.
  • In large non-stick skillet, heat 1 tablespoon of oil over medium-high heat.
  • Add steak and cook until browned all over (approximately 3-5 minutes).
  • Remove steak to a plate and cover to keep warm.
  • Add and heat the remaining 1 tablespoon of oil in skillet.
  • Add thinly sliced onion and minced cloves of garlic - saute 5 minutes.
  • Add beef broth and tomato sauce and bring to a boil.
  • Add pasta and cover skillet.
  • Simmer for 8 minutes - stirring often.
  • Add thickly diced (1/4 inch) zucchini and cook covered until zucchini is crisp-tender (approximately 6-8 minutes).
  • Return steak to skillet and add diced tomatoes.
  • Heat everything through for 1 minute.
  • Top with basil (to your taste) before serving.
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