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Chili Mac

Course Casserole
Author Tammy


  • 1 cup uncooked elbow macaroni
  • 2 pounds lean ground beef 90% lean
  • 1 medium onion chopped
  • 2 garlic cloves minced
  • 1 can 28 ounces diced tomatoes, undrained
  • 1 can 16 ounces kidney beans, rinsed and drained
  • 1 can 6 ounces tomato paste
  • 1 can 4 ounces chopped green chilies
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons salt
  • 1 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 2 cups 8 ounces shredded reduced-fat Mexican cheese blend


  1. Cook macaroni according to package directions. Meanwhile, in a large nonstick skillet, cook the beef, onion, and garlic over medium heat until meat is no longer pink; drain. Stir in the tomatoes, beans, tomato paste, chilies, and seasonings. Drain macaroni; add to beef mixture.
  2. Transfer to a 13-in. x 9-in. baking dish coated with cooking spray. Cover and bake at 375° for 25-30 minutes or until bubbly. Uncover; sprinkle with cheese. Bake 5-8 minutes longer or until cheese is melted.