Comforting Chili Mac

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 4
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 417.4
  • Total Fat: 5.7 g
  • Cholesterol: 87.9 mg
  • Sodium: 688.1 mg
  • Total Carbs: 50.7 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 6.2 g
  • Protein: 41.9 g

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Number of Servings: 4


    1 pound 95% lean ground beef (or bison)
    1/2 c. chopped onion
    3 clovs garlic, pressed
    1 (14.5 oz) can low sodium beef broth
    2 c. elbow macaroni or small pasta shells
    2 (14.5 oz) cans of diced or crushed tomatoes
    1 medium green bell pepper, diced
    1 1/2 tbsp chili powder
    2 tsps ground cumin
    1 tsp dried oregano, crushed
    1/4 c. chopped cilantro


In a large saucepan with a tight-fitting lid, cook beef, onion and garlic over medium heat for 5 minutes or until beef is browned on the outside and no longer pink in the center, stirring occasionally to break it up. Transfer mixture to a colander and rinse under hot water to remove excess fat; drain well and return mixture to the saucepan. Stir in broth and macaroni. Raise heat to high, bring to a boil, then reduce heat, cover and simmer for 5 minutes. Stir in tomatoes, bell pepper, chili powder, cumin, oregano. Cover and cook for 10 minutes or unti lmacaroni and bell pepper are tender. To serve, ladel into bowls. Sprinkle with cilantro and cheese.

Number of Servings: 4

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user SHADESI.

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