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Chili Mac and Cheese

  • Prep 30 min
  • Total 30 min
  • Servings 6

This almost-instant main dish combines the flavors of two favorite comfort foods. Taco-flavored cheese and mild chilis add an extra kick without too much spice. ...MORE+ LESS-

Ingredients

1
lb lean (at least 80%) ground beef
2 1/3
cups uncooked rotini pasta (7 oz)
1
teaspoon chili powder
2 1/4
cups hot water
1
can (14 1/2 oz) diced tomatoes with zesty mild green chiles, undrained
2
cups shredded taco-flavored cheese (8 oz)
Chili powder, if desired

Steps

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  • 1
    In 12-inch skillet, cook ground beef over medium-high heat, stirring frequently, until thoroughly cooked; drain.
  • 2
    Stir in uncooked pasta, chili powder, water and tomatoes. Heat to boiling, stirring frequently. Reduce heat to medium-low; cover and simmer 10 to 12 minutes, stirring occasionally, until pasta is tender.
  • 3
    Remove from heat; let stand uncovered 5 minutes. Stir in cheese until melted. Sprinkle with additional chili powder.

Expert Tips

  • This two-in-one chili, macaroni and cheese skillet meal has a subtle kick to it. If you prefer more heat, use diced tomatoes with jalapeño chiles instead.
  • Serve this skillet meal with bowls of classic chili toppings, such as sour cream, chopped green onions or chopped cilantro.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
430
Calories from Fat
190
% Daily Value
Total Fat
22g
33%
Saturated Fat
11g
57%
Trans Fat
1g
Cholesterol
85mg
29%
Sodium
480mg
20%
Potassium
390mg
11%
Total Carbohydrate
30g
10%
Dietary Fiber
3g
13%
Sugars
4g
Protein
28g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
15%
15%
Vitamin C
4%
4%
Calcium
25%
25%
Iron
15%
15%
Exchanges:
2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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