Ramen Noodle and Beef Skillet
This quick ground beef recipe is the epitome of an easy weeknight meal. Ramen Noodle and Beef Skillet is a complete budget-friendly dinner that will take you less than 20 minutes to prepare from start to finish. Ground beef, ramen noodles and frozen mixed vegetables make up the bulk of this meal with just a few extra herbs for flavor. Recipes with ramen noodles are perfect for nights when there's little time to prepare a family dinner.
- 1 pound ground beef
- 1 package mushroom flavor ramen noodles
- 2 packages chicken flavor ramen noodles
- 2 cups frozen mixed vegetables
- 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
- 1/4 teaspoon dried thyme
- 2 cups water
Open all three packages of ramen noodles. Remove seasoning packets and set aside.
Break noodles up into 1-inch chunks. Set aside.
Brown ground beef in a skillet until no longer pink, drain off fat.
Return meat to the pan and sprinkle with the seasoning packet from the mushroom flavored ramen, saute for 2 minutes. Remove beef from pan and set aside.
In same skillet, add water and bring to a boil.
Add frozen vegetables, all of the noodles, garlic powder, thyme and the two chicken seasoning packets. Bring to a boil again then reduce heat to medium low.
Cover and gently boil for a few minutes or until noodles are tender, stirring occasionally. Return meat to skillet, toss together and serve.