In the crazy world we are living in, especially if you have hungry kids, there is always the need for an easy weeknight meal that will deliver happy full bellies. In the zesty skillet macaroni with meat sauce is the perfect dish. The pasta is cooked to perfectly tender in a homemade zesty meat sauce that thickens as it cooks and topped with creamy cheese and basil. The best part is the meal takes under 30 minutes and requires 1 skillet with a lid.
Over medium heat, heat the vegetable oil in a large skillet until shimmering. Add the ground beef, salt and pepper. Cook until the ground beef is fully browned, about 5 minutes. Add the garlic and cook until fragrant, about 30 seconds
Stir in the crushed tomatoes, macaroni, and chopped pepperoncini peppers. Bring to a boil and then reduce to simmer. Cover and cook, stirring every few minutes for 12-14 minutes, or until pasta is al dente.
Stir in half of the cheese and basil. Season with any additional salt and pepper if needed.
Serve with the remaining cheese and basil on top.
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