This cheesy pasta is the ultimate pantry meal. Keep a can of chili on hand and a box of Hamburger Helper® chili cheese for a meal that's ready in a flash!
box Hamburger Helper™ chili cheese
cup uncooked large elbow macaroni
cups hot water
cup chopped mushrooms
can (15 oz) chili with beans
cups shredded Italian cheese blend (6 oz)
Crushed red pepper flakes, if desired
Heat oven to 350°F. Lightly spray 13x9-inch glass baking dish with cooking spray.
In 10-inch skillet, heat uncooked pasta and sauce mix (from Hamburger Helper box), uncooked elbow macaroni, milk and hot water to boiling over medium-high heat. Reduce heat; cover and simmer 10 to 12 minutes, stirring occasionally, until pasta is tender. Remove from heat. Stir in mushrooms and chili. Spread mixture in baking dish. Sprinkle with cheese.
Bake 10 to 14 minutes or until mixture is hot and bubbly and cheese is melted. If desired, broil 3 to 5 minutes to brown cheese. Top with crushed red pepper flakes. Cool 5 minutes before serving.
NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING
Serving Size: 1 Serving
- Calories from Fat
% Daily Value
- Total Fat
- (Saturated Fat
- Trans Fat
- Total Carbohydrate
- (Dietary Fiber
% Daily Value*:
- Vitamin A
- Vitamin C
Exchanges:1 1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 1 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 1 High-Fat Meat; 0 Fat;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.