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Chili Mac

Yield 4 (1 1/2-cup) servings. NOTENote: We used beer for extra flavor in the Chili Mac. If you'd r

Ingredients

  • 1 pound ground round
  • 1 cup coarsely chopped onion
  • 1/2 cup coarsely chopped celery
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 cup canned no-salt-added beef broth, undiluted
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 (12-ounce) can beer
  • 1 (8-ounce) can no-salt-added tomato sauce
  • 3 tablespoons chili powder
  • 1 tablespoon brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1 1/2 cups elbow macaroni, uncooked
  • 1/4 cup (1 ounce) shredded reduced-fat Cheddar cheese

Nutrition Information

  • calories 427
  • caloriesfromfat 21 %
  • fat 9.9 g
  • satfat 3.6 g
  • monofat 3.2 g
  • polyfat 1.1 g
  • protein 33.3 g
  • carbohydrate 45.2 g
  • fiber 0.0 g
  • cholesterol 74 mg
  • iron 0.0 mg
  • sodium 494 mg
  • calcium 0.0 mg

How to Make It

  1. Cook first 4 ingredients in a Dutch oven over medium heat until meat is browned and vegetables are tender, stirring until meat crumbles. Drain and pat dry with paper towels. Wipe drippings from Dutch oven with a paper towel.

  2. Return meat mixture to Dutch oven; add broth and next 8 ingredients. Bring to a boil; cover, reduce heat, and simmer 30 minutes. Uncover and stir in macaroni. Cook, uncovered, 10 minutes or until macaroni is done, stirring often.

  3. To serve, ladle chili into individual bowls, and top each serving with 1 tablespoon cheese.

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