One-dish dinner is quick to fix

July 21, 1999|By NEWSDAY

To celebrate its 100th anniversary, Pollio Dairy Products has created a quick recipe featuring the company's Polly-O ricotta and mozzarella. Other brands of cheese should work as well.

Speedy Skillet Pasta

Serves 4 to 6

1 pound ground beef

1 (28-ounce) jar spaghetti sauce

2 cups water

3 cups pasta, uncooked

1 (15-ounce) container ricotta cheese

2 cups (8 ounces) shredded mozzarella cheese

Brown meat in large skillet until cooked through. Drain off excess fat.

Stir in spaghetti sauce and 2 cups water and bring to boil. Reduce heat to low, stir in pasta, cover and cook for 15 minutes.

Stir in ricotta cheese. Cover and cook 5 minutes. Stir in 1 cup mozzarella. Sprinkle with remaining cheese. Cover and let stand 5 minutes, or until cheese is melted.

Pub Date: 07/21/99

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