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35 minutes
4 servings
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dairy-free
(?)
Has dairy from:
cheddar cheese
gluten-free
(?)
Has gluten from:
rigatoni (dry)
kid friendly
has meat
(?)
Has meat from:
ground beef (15% fat)
has pasta
(?)
Has pasta from:
rigatoni (dry)
has seafood
mediterranean
vegan
(?)
Not vegan due to:
rigatoni (dry)
ground beef (15% fat)
cheddar cheese
vegetarian
(?)
Not vegetarian due to:
ground beef (15% fat)
pescetarian
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Not pescetarian due to:
ground beef (15% fat)
paleo
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Not paleo due to:
rigatoni (dry)
cheddar cheese
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Nutrition to Balance
This recipe has Sodium as 88.4% (as a percentage of RDA).
 
You'll likely need to take this into account today to balance out your diet.
 
Nutrition Rating Details
Here are the percentages used to determine the nutritional rating for this recipe:
• Calcium: 3.1% of RDA
• Calories: 38.5% of RDA
• Carbs: 19.1% of RDA
• Fat (total lipid): 65.1% of RDA
• Fiber: 28.4% of RDA
• Fructose: 8.7% of RDA
• Protein: 44.1% of RDA
• Sodium: 88.4% of RDA
• Sugar: 20.2% of RDA
• Vitamin A (IU): 62.4% of RDA
• Vitamin B6: 36.4% of RDA
• Vitamin C: 23.7% of RDA
• Iron: 4.3% of RDA
• Magnesium: 35.9% of RDA
• Manganese: 10.5% of RDA
• Niacin: 48.2% of RDA
• Potassium: 27.6% of RDA
• Zinc: 70.3% of RDA
If any nutritional component is greater than 75% of RDA (or any vitamin/mineral is greater than 600% of RDA), the recipe gets a “Nutrition to Balance” rating.
Whether this matters for your diet depends mostly on what other foods you consume today.
 
INGREDIENTS
Amount
Measure
Ingredient
 
2
cups
 
1
lb
 
1
whole
finely chopped.
 
1
clove
minced.
 
1
tsp
 
1/2
tsp
 
2
tbsp
 
1
can
drained.
 
2
tbsp
 
2
cups
shredded.
 
1/2
cups
diced.
 
1/4
cups
diced.
 
 
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PREPARATION
1.
Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Prepare a 9x13 baking dish by spraying with cooking spray.
2.
Cook pasta, to al dente, according to package instructions.
3.
Cook ground beef, onion, and garlic over medium-high heat in a skillet pan. Once ground beef is not pink and onions are tender, drain ground beef mixture.
4.
Add salt, pepper, tomato paste, diced tomatoes, and Dijon mustard to meat mixture. Stir together and let come to a boil and let thicken and cook for 2-3 minutes.
5.
Once pasta is done, drain pasta well and set aside.
6.
Add the pasta to the meat mixture and stir together.
7.
Pour half of it into the baking dish. Sprinkle half of the cheese. Layer the other half of the meat mixture and then the other half of the cheese sprinkled on top.
8.
Bake in preheated oven for 15 minutes.
9.
Garnish with chopped green onions and chopped tomato.
   
 
NUTRITION
This recipe has the following nutrient totals:
Calories 770
Protein 49.6 g
Carbohydrates 52.6 g
Iron 0.82 mg
Fiber 7.95 g
Calcium 30.7 mg
(plus many more nutrients)
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