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Chili-Mac

6
4
4
SmartPoints® value per serving
Total Time
45 min
Prep
20 min
Cook
25 min
Serves
8
Difficulty
Easy
Adults will love how easy this chili-based meal is to prepare. Both kids and adults will love its taste.

Ingredients

Cooking spray

1 spray(s)

Uncooked 95% lean ground beef

10 oz

Uncooked onion(s)

2 medium, chopped

Canned stewed tomatoes

29 oz, Mexican-style

Canned tomato juice

2½ cup(s)

Canned green chili peppers

4 oz, diced, drained

Chili powder

2 tsp

Uncooked macaroni

1½ serving(s), elbow

Canned pinto beans

31 oz, drained and rinsed

Low-fat shredded cheddar cheese

¼ cup(s)

Instructions

  1. Coat a large skillet with cooking spray. Cook ground beef and onion over medium-high heat until meat is browned, about 10 minutes; drain off fat.
  2. Stir in stewed tomatoes including juice, tomato juice, chili peppers and chili powder. Bring mixture to a boil.
  3. Stir in macaroni and beans; return to boiling. Reduce heat, cover and simmer until macaroni is tender, about 15 minutes. Spoon chili into bowls and sprinkle with cheese. Yields about 1 cup of chili and 1 1/2 teaspoons of cheese per serving.