THRIVE Life Italian Beef & Broccoli

As with the majority of the country it is soooo cold this week!  All I want to do is stay home and keep warm.  It is so nice to hunker down on the couch with a fuzzy blanket and a yummy bowl of this casserole.

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3 cups THRIVE whole wheat penne pasta
2 cups THRIVE freeze dried broccoli
2 cups THRIVE freeze dried ground beef
1 cup THRIVE freeze dried mozzarella cheese*
1 can tomato sauce
1 can tomato paste
1/2 t minced garlic
1 tbs THRIVE italian seasoning

1. Rehydrate the first three ingredients in a large bowl
2. In a medium pot combine tomato sauce, paste, garlic and seasoning and cook over medium heat
3. In a large pot, boil 2 quarts water (salt and olive oil optional).  add pasta and cook 6-8 minutes.
Rinse, drain and set aside.
4. Once pasta is cooked, combine with beef mixture and top with cheese.  Bake in a preheated 350 degree oven for 10-15 minutes


Categories: Main Dish Quick