1pinchred pepper flakesor more, if you like it spicy!
1cupfinely chopped fresh spinach
1 1/2cup1% milk
1cupbeef brothlow sodium
1 1/2cupsseasoned tomato or pasta sauce
3cupsdry uncooked macaroni(340g)
1 1/2cupsshredded cheese
In a medium skillet, cook ground beef and onion until beef is browned and onion is translucent. Add to a 4-6 quart slow cooker.
Add in bell pepper, red pepper flakes, garlic, salt, Italian seasoning, spinach, milk, beef broth and tomato sauce and stir. Cover and cook on low for 7-8 hours or high for 3-4 hours.
10-15 minutes before serving, stir in pasta. Cover and let cook for 10-15 minutes, until desired tenderness is reached. Stir in cheese (covering for 2-3 minutes if necessary to melt the cheese) and serve.
*Nutrition information is estimated and will vary depending on exact serving size, types and brands of products used.