Thursday, October 25, 2012

Chili Mac

I dont know what it was this week but, I was really craving recipes with ground beef. This served as lunch & dinner for a few days this week. I didnt have a lot of time to cook Sunday night like I usually would.

Recipe from Spark People
Yields 10 servings
194.5 calories per seving

1 lb lean hamburger
1 onion, chopped
1 clove garlic, chopped
3 tbsp chili powder
1 tsp ground cumin
2 tbsp tomato paste
1 can red kidney beans
1 cup sweet corn, frozen
1 tsp salt
4 c water
1 box wheat penne

In a large skillet brown ground beef with the onion.
When beef is no longer pink & onion is translucent, clear a small area in the middle of the pan & add the chili powder, cumin, & chopped garlic.
Cook spices for about a minute.
Add the tomato paste & mix the hamburger mixture.
Add red beans, corn, & water.
Mix & bring to a boil.

Add the uncooked pasta & bring to a boil.
Cover, turn heat down to low, & simmer for 20 minutes.

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