Cheddar Melt Chili
Recipe from Betty Crocker

This ground beef dish gets its heat from three different sources--salsa, beans and chili powder. Hamburger Helper® dinner mix makes it easy.

Cheddar Melt Chili

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Servings: 6
Prep Time: 20 mins
Total Time: 30 mins
Related Categories: Beef, Chili, Ground Beef
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  • 1   pound 
    lean (at least 80%) ground beef
  • 1 1/3  cups 
    hot water
  • 1   
    box Hamburger Helper® Cheddar cheese melt
  • 1   cup 
    Old El Paso® Thick 'n Chunky salsa (any variety)
  • 1 2/3  cups 
  • 1/4 - 1/2  teaspoon 
    chili powder
  • 2   
    cans (15 oz each) spicy chili beans in sauce, undrained
  • 3/4  cup 
    shredded Cheddar cheese
  • 1   
    large tomato, chopped (about 1 cup)
In 4-quart Dutch oven, cook beef over medium-high heat 5 to 7 minutes, stirring occasionally, until thoroughly cooked; drain.
Stir in hot water, sauce mix and uncooked pasta (from Hamburger Helper box), salsa, milk, chili powder and beans. Heat to boiling, stirring frequently.
Reduce heat; cover and simmer about 10 minutes, stirring occasionally, until pasta is tender.
Remove from heat; stir. Sprinkle each serving with 2 tablespoons cheese and tomato.
Nutrition information
Per Serving: cal. (kcal) 480, Fat, total (g) 17, chol. (mg) 65, sat. fat (g) 7, carb. (g) 53, Trans fatty acid (g) 1, fiber (g) 7, sugar (g) 12, pro. (g) 29, vit. A (IU) 729, vit. C (mg) 4, sodium (mg) 2080, calcium (mg) 252, iron (mg) 5, Starch () 3, Other Carb () 1, Lean Meat () 3, Fat () 1, Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet
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