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One Skillet Beefy Tuscan Pasta Recipe

A simple one skillet pasta recipe, perfect for a busy weeknight!
Course Main
Cuisine Italian
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 6 servings
Author Dine & Dish


  • 2 Tablespoons Extra Virgin Olive Oil Tuscan infused preferred
  • 1/2 small onion diced
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • 1 pound lean ground beef
  • 10 oz can Rotel Diced Tomatoes and Green Chilies
  • 8 oz can tomato sauce
  • 2 cups water
  • 16 oz penne pasta uncooked
  • 1/2 teaspoon Kosher salt
  • 5 ounces Cabot Tuscan Cheddar Cheese shredded


  • Heat oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Add onions and garlic. Sauté for 3 minutes. Add ground beef and break up into small pieces. Cook until no longer pink, approximately 7 minutes. Sprinkle with Kosher salt.
  • Stir in Rotel, tomato sauce, water and uncooked penne pasta. Increase heat to medium high, cover, skillet and cook for 8 -10 minutes until pasta is at desired doneness, stirring frequently.
  • Turn off skillet, remove lid, and stir in shredded cheese. Serve and enjoy!