Chili Mac & Cheese

Chili Mac & Cheese
Chili Mac & Cheese PLEASE.
Recipe type: Main
  • 1 tbsp. canola oil
  • 1 large white onion, chopped
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 lb. ground beef
  • 1 (15-oz.) can fire-roasted diced tomatoes
  • 1 (15-oz.) can kidney beans, drained and rinsed
  • 1 tbsp. chili powder
  • 2 tsp. cumin
  • ¼ tsp. cayenne pepper
  • 3 c. low-sodium chicken broth
  • 12 oz. pasta, such as orecchiette or shells
  • 2 c. shredded cheddar
  • Freshly chopped chives, for garnish
  1. In a large pot over medium heat, heat oil. Add onion and cook until tender, then add garlic and stir until fragrant, 1 minute. Add ground beef and cook until no longer pink, about 5 minutes. Drain fat.
  2. Return pot to heat and add diced tomatoes, kidney beans, chili powder, cumin, cayenne, chicken broth, and pasta and bring to a simmer. Simmer until pasta is al dente, 14 to 15 minutes.
  3. Remove from heat and stir in cheddar until just melted.
  4. Garnish with chives and serve.




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