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Creamy Ranch Beef Cavatappi Skillet

Creamy Ranch Beef Cavatappi Skillet

with White Cheddar & Scallions

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Looking for a quick and easy dinner with a little pizzazz? This simple skillet is dressed to the nines—in ranch dressing, that is! Ground beef is cooked with our savory Ranch Spice, then swirled with cream cheese until luscious and velvety. Next, you’ll stir in tender cavatappi, sour cream, white cheddar, and buttermilk ranch dressing for an herby punch. It’s all topped off with scallions, tomatoes, and more ranch for a breezy dinner that’s dressed to impress!

Tags:Easy PrepQuickFair Climate Score
Allergens:WheatMilkEggs

Produced in a facility that processes milk, eggs, fish, shellfish, tree nuts, peanuts, wheat, and soybean.

Total Time20 minutes
Prep Time5 minutes
Cooking difficultyEasy
Ingredients
serving amount
2
4
Ingredientsarrow down iconarrow down icon
serving amount
2
4

2 unit

Scallions

1 unit

Roma Tomato

6 ounce

Cavatappi Pasta

(ContainsWheat)

10 ounce

Ground Beef

1 tablespoon

Ranch Spice

2 tablespoon

Cream Cheese

(ContainsMilk)

2 unit

Beef Stock Concentrate

¼ cup

Sour Cream

(ContainsMilk)

½ cup

White Cheddar Cheese

(ContainsMilk)

1.5 ounce

Buttermilk Ranch Dressing

(ContainsMilk, Eggs)

Not included in your delivery

1 teaspoon

Cooking Oil

1 tablespoon

Butter

(ContainsMilk)

Salt

Pepper

Nutrition Values/ per serving
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/ per serving
Calories1050 kcal
Fat63 g
Saturated Fat28 g
Carbohydrate79 g
Sugar9 g
Dietary Fiber5 g
Protein47 g
Cholesterol185 mg
Sodium1620 mg
Due to the different suppliers we purchase our products from, nutritional facts per meal can vary from the website to what is received in the delivered box, depending on your region.
Utensils
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Large Pot
Large Pan
Instructions
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1

Bring a large pot of salted water to a boil. Wash and dry produce. Dice tomato into ¼-inch pieces. Trim and thinly slice scallions, separating whites from greens.

2

Once water is boiling, add cavatappi to pot. Cook, stirring occasionally, until al dente, 9-11 minutes. Reserve 1 cup pasta cooking water (2 cups for 4 servings), then drain.

3

Meanwhile, heat a drizzle of oil in a large pan over medium-high heat; add beef*, scallion whites, and Ranch Spice. Season with salt and pepper. Cook, breaking up meat into pieces, until beef is browned and cooked through, 4-6 minutes. TIP: If there’s excess grease in your pan, carefully pour it out.

4

Add cream cheese, ½ cup reserved pasta cooking water (1 cup for 4 servings), and stock concentrates to pan with beef mixture. Season with ½ tsp salt (1 tsp for 4) and a pinch of pepper. Bring to a simmer and cook, stirring, until thickened, 2-3 minutes.

5

Reduce heat to low and stir in drained cavatappi, sour cream, cheddar, half the buttermilk ranch dressing, and 1 TBSP butter (2 TBSP for 4 servings). Cook, stirring, until cheese has melted and pasta is coated in a creamy sauce, 1-3 minutes. Season with salt and pepper to taste. TIP: If necessary, stir in more pasta cooking water a splash at a time.

6

Top cavatappi skillet with scallion greens and diced tomatoes. Drizzle with remaining ranch dressing. Divide between plates and serve.