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Chili Mac Casserole

Comfort Food Dinners

1/23/2020, 6 a.m.

Chili Mac Casserole Servings: 10 / Total Time: 35 mins

Ingredients:

• 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 chiles

• 1-1/4 teaspoons salt

• 1 teaspoon chili powder

• 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin

• 1/2 teaspoon pepper

• 2 cups shredded reduced-fat Mexican cheese blend

• Thinly sliced green onions, optional

Directions:

• 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, chiles and seasonings. Drain macaroni; add to beef mixture.

• Transfer to a 13x9-in. baking dish coated with cooking spray. Cover and bake at 375° until bubbly, 25-30 minutes. Uncover; sprinkle with cheese. Bake until cheese is melted, 5-8 minutes longer. If desired, top with sliced green onions.