Chili Pasta Skillet


Chili Pasta Skillet

It was so cold yesterday and today is even colder, comfort food was in order last night for dinner and this fit the bill, tasty and easy and quick!

1 pound hamburger

1 onion, chopped

1 (15 oz) can red kidney, black or red beans, drained and rinsed

1 (14 1/2 oz) can diced tomatoes, undrained

1 (8 oz) can tomato sauce

1/2 cup uncooked elbow macaroni

1 (4 oz) can diced green chilies

2 – 3 teaspoons chili powder

1/2 teaspoon garlic salt

1/2 cup shredded Monterey Jack or cheddar cheese

1  In a large skillet or Dutch Oven, cook hamburger and onion until hamburger is brown and onion is translucent.  Drain fat.

2  Stir in beans, tomatoes, tomato sauce, pasta, chilies, chili powder and garlic salt.  Bring to a boil then reduce heat and simmer, covered, about 20 minutes or until pasta is tender, stirring often.  Remove skillet from heat, sprinkle with cheese then cover and let stand 2 minutes until cheese is melted.

Serves 6

recipe from Better Homes and Gardens

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