Chili Mac

Chili Mac is a definite Mexican-American hybrid. Ground beef, kidney beans, and macaroni are all simmered together in a spicy tomato sauce to make a hearty and easy dinner ready in about 30 minutes.

Serves: 4Hands-on: 10 minutesTotal: 30 minutesDifficulty: Easy

Serves: 4

Ingredients

  • 1 lb. ground beef
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 green bell pepper, chopped
  • 1 cup uncooked elbow macaroni
  • 1 can (14 oz.) tomatoes with green chiles, undrained
  • 1 can (10 oz.) condensed tomato soup
  • 2 Tbsp. Taco Seasoning Mix
  • 1 tsp. ground red chili powder
  • ⅛ tsp. pepper
  • ⅛ tsp. cayenne pepper
  • 1 can (15 oz.) kidney beans, drained
  • ¾ cup water
  • 1 cup grated Cheddar cheese

Directions

  • In large skillet, brown ground beef with onion and garlic; drain well if necessary. Add green pepper and cook for another 2–3 minutes. Stir in remaining ingredients except cheese and bring to a boil. Cover pan, reduce heat, and simmer for 15–20 minutes until macaroni is tender.
  • Leave in skillet and sprinkle with Cheddar cheese; cover pan and let stand for 3–4 minutes until cheese melts.

Recipe Information

Serves: 4

Ingredients

  • 1 lb. ground beef
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 green bell pepper, chopped
  • 1 cup uncooked elbow macaroni
  • 1 can (14 oz.) tomatoes with green chiles, undrained
  • 1 can (10 oz.) condensed tomato soup
  • 2 Tbsp. Taco Seasoning Mix
  • 1 tsp. ground red chili powder
  • ⅛ tsp. pepper
  • ⅛ tsp. cayenne pepper
  • 1 can (15 oz.) kidney beans, drained
  • ¾ cup water
  • 1 cup grated Cheddar cheese

Directions

  • In large skillet, brown ground beef with onion and garlic; drain well if necessary. Add green pepper and cook for another 2–3 minutes. Stir in remaining ingredients except cheese and bring to a boil. Cover pan, reduce heat, and simmer for 15–20 minutes until macaroni is tender.
  • Leave in skillet and sprinkle with Cheddar cheese; cover pan and let stand for 3–4 minutes until cheese melts.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Information
Amount per serving
Calories630
Total Fat27g
Saturated Fat12g
Cholesterol105mg
Sodium1410mg
Total Carbohydrate58g
Dietary Fiber8g
Sugars12g
Protein40g