TODAY INTERVIEW: Weeknight Meals

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EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (WEAU)— Beefy P B & J Wraps

Ingredients
1 pound Ground Beef
1/3 cup chopped red bell pepper
1/2 teaspoon pepper
1/2 cup chopped green onions
2-1/2 tablespoons creamy peanut butter
2 tablespoons grape jelly
2 tablespoons soy sauce
4 medium flour tortillas (8 to 10-inch diameter), warmed
1/4 cup chopped dry roasted peanuts

Instructions

1. Heat large nonstick skillet over medium heat until hot. Add Ground Beef and bell pepper; cook 8 to 10 minutes, breaking into 3/4-inch crumbles and stirring occasionally. Remove from skillet with slotted spoon; pour off drippings. Return beef to skillet; season with pepper.

2. Stir in green onions, peanut butter, jelly and soy sauce; cook and stir 2 to 3 minutes or until peanut butter and jelly are melted.

3. Spoon beef mixture evenly onto tortillas; sprinkle with peanuts. Roll up.

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Fresh Tomato, Beef and Penne Pasta

Ingredients
1 pound Ground Beef
3 cloves garlic, minced
2 cups chopped tomatoes
3/4 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon pepper
1-1/2 cups cooked penne pasta
2 tablespoons sliced fresh basil
3 tablespoons grated Parmesan cheese

Instructions

1. Heat large nonstick skillet over medium heat until hot. Add Ground Beef and garlic; cook 8 to 10 minutes, breaking into 3/4-inch crumbles and stirring occasionally. Pour off drippings.

2. Stir in tomatoes, salt and pepper; cook over medium heat 5 minutes, stirring occasionally. Add pasta and basil; toss. Sprinkle with cheese.