Chili Macaroni

Wagon wheel macaroni and green beans replace the kidney beans in this ground beef and pasta dinner.


Chili Macaroni

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Ingredients
  • 12   ounces 
    lean ground beef or uncooked ground turkey
  • 1/2  cup 
    chopped onion (1 medium)
  • 1  14 1/2 ounce can 
    diced tomatoes and green chilies
  • 1 1/4  cups 
    tomato juice
  • 2   teaspoons 
    chili powder
  • 1/2  teaspoon 
    garlic salt
  • 1   cup 
    dried wagon wheel macaroni or elbow macaroni
  • 1   cup 
    frozen cut green beans
  • 1   cup 
    shredded cheddar cheese (4 ounces) (optional)
  •  
    Tortilla chips (optional)
Directions
1.
In a very large skillet, cook ground beef and onion over medium until meat is brown. Drain off fat. Stir undrained tomatoes, tomato juice, chili powder, and garlic salt into meat mixture. Bring to boiling. Stir in pasta and green beans. Return to boiling; reduce heat. Cover and simmer about 15 minutes or until pasta and beans are tender.
2.
Top with shredded cheddar cheese and and serve with tortilla chips, if desired. Makes 4 servings.
Nutrition information
Per Serving: cal. (kcal) 443, Fat, total (g) 20, chol. (mg) 83, sat. fat (g) 9, carb. (g) 37, Monosaturated fat (g) 7, Polyunsaturated fat (g) 2, fiber (g) 5, sugar (g) 10, pro. (g) 29, vit. A (IU) 1361, vit. C (mg) 24, Thiamin (mg) 0, Riboflavin (mg) 0, Niacin (mg) 5, Pyridoxine (Vit. B6) (mg) 0, Folate (g) 73, Cobalamin (Vit. B12) (g) 1, sodium (mg) 881, Potassium (mg) 551, calcium (mg) 283, iron (mg) 4, Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet
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