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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 10
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 194.5
  • Total Fat: 8.4 g
  • Cholesterol: 31.3 mg
  • Sodium: 484.5 mg
  • Total Carbs: 17.9 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 4.8 g
  • Protein: 12.5 g

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Chili Mac

Submitted by: RKELLYWHITE

Introduction

I've been making this for years. This time I substitued Wheat Penne Pasta for the macaroni. It was delicious! Family loved it! I've been making this for years. This time I substitued Wheat Penne Pasta for the macaroni. It was delicious! Family loved it!
Number of Servings: 10

Ingredients

    1lb. lean hamburger
    1 onion, chopped
    1 clove garlic, chopped
    3 tbsp. chili powder, or to taste
    1 tsp. ground cumin
    2 tbsp. tomato paste
    1 can red kidney beans
    1 cup yellow sweet corn, frozen
    1 tsp. salt
    4 cups of water
    1 pkg. Wheat Penne Pasta

Directions

In a large skillet, brown ground beef with the chopped onion. When the beef is no longer pink and the onion is translucent, clear a small area in the middle of the pan and add the chili poweder, cumin and chopped garlic. Cook these spices for about a minute. Add the tomato paste and mix with the hamburger mixture. Add the red beans, corn and water. Mix and bring to a boil. Add the uncooked pasta. Bring to a boil. Cover, turn heat down to low and simmer for 20 minutes. Makes 10 1 cup servings.

Number of Servings: 10

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user RKELLYWHITE.






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  • Very Good
    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
    My husband and I really enjoyed this meal, but it could use a little bit more flavor. I also used yolk free noodles instead of penne also. I would definitely make this again. - 8/14/08

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  • Very Good
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    It was really good, needed more of a kick! But I still would make it again! - 2/1/08

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  • Very Good
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    Really good! Hubby just made this for dinner! Yum! - 1/16/08

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  • Incredible!
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    Really tasty and filling. - 1/16/08

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  • We used medium shell pasta and it was wonderful!! Good on WW points! Love this!! - 3/30/13

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  • Liked this recipe. Made it without the corn, added some diced tomatos. Topped each portion with a little bit of cheese. Yum.... - 12/2/09

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