Chili Spaghetti

Adults and kids alike will love having two favorites in one dish! Keep this quick and easy recipe in mind the next time you throw a party.

  • Prep Time 10 min
  • Total Time 30 min
  • Servings 5

Ingredients

1
package (7 oz) spaghetti
1
lb lean (at least 80%) ground beef
1
medium onion, chopped (1/2 cup)
1
can (14.5 oz) Muir Glen™ organic diced tomatoes, undrained
1
can (19 oz) Progresso™ red kidney beans, undrained
1
can (8 oz) Muir Glen™ organic tomato sauce
1
tablespoon chili powder
1
teaspoon salt
1 1/4
cups shredded Cheddar cheese (5 oz)

  • 1 Cook spaghetti as directed on package. Meanwhile, in 3-quart saucepan, cook beef and onion over medium heat, stirring occasionally, until beef is brown and onion is tender; drain.
  • 2 Stir in tomatoes, beans, tomato sauce, chili powder and salt. Cook uncovered over medium heat about 10 minutes, stirring occasionally, until as thick as you'd like.
  • 3 Drain spaghetti; divide among dinner plates. Top with beef mixture; sprinkle with cheese.

Expert Tips

Using canned diced tomatoes with chilies instead of the can of whole tomatoes will boost the Mexican spices in this dish. Olé!

Leftover beef mixture makes a hearty, zesty sloppy joe filling.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
600
(
Calories from Fat
190),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
21g
21%
(Saturated Fat
10g,
10%
Trans Fat
1g
1%
),
Cholesterol
85mg
85%;
Sodium
1420mg
1420%;
Total Carbohydrate
64g
64%
(Dietary Fiber
10g
10%
  Sugars
7g
7%
),
Protein
38g
38%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
20%;
Vitamin C
10%;
Calcium
25%;
Iron
40%;
Exchanges:
4 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 0 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
4
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.