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.
recipe from Better Homes and Gardens