Easy Skillet Chili Mac

Enjoy the goodness of this fast and kid-friendly skillet meal combining Ground Beef, chili beans, salsa and fresh cilantro.

  • 30
    min
  • 4
    SERVINGS
  • 410
    Cal
  • 35 g
    Protein

Ingredients:

  • 1 pound Ground Beef (93% lean or leaner)
  • 1 can (15 to 16 ounces) chili beans in chili sauce
  • 1-1/2 cups prepared thick-and-chunky salsa
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1/2 cup chopped fresh cilantro
  • 2 cups cooked elbow macaroni, warmed

Cooking:

  1. Heat large nonstick skillet over medium heat until hot. Add Ground Beef cook 8 to 10 minutes, breaking up into 3/4-inch crumbles and stirring occasionally. Remove drippings.

    Cook's Tip: Cooking times are for fresh or thoroughly thawed Ground Beef. Ground Beef should be cooked to an internal temperature of 160ºF. Color is not a reliable indicator of Ground Beef doneness.
  2. Stir in beans, salsa and water; bring to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer 5 minutes or until slightly thickened, stirring frequently. Stir in cilantro.

  3. Serve beef mixture over macaroni.

414 CALORIES

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3.4g SAT FAT

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35g PROTEIN

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5.2 mg IRON

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6.8 mg ZINC

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* Based on a 2,000 calorie diet
** Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000-calorie diet

Nutrition information per serving, using 80% lean ground beef: 414 Calories; 85.5 Calories from fat; 9.5g Total Fat (3.4 g Saturated Fat; 0.1 g Trans Fat; 0.6 g Polyunsaturated Fat; 3.4 g Monounsaturated Fat;) 84 mg Cholesterol; 969 mg Sodium; 45 g Total Carbohydrate; 0.1 g Dietary Fiber; 4.2 g Total Sugars; 35 g Protein; 0 g Added Sugars; 83.6 mg Calcium; 5.2 mg Iron; 805 mg Potassium; 2 mcg Vitamin D; 0.3 mg Riboflavin; 7.4 mg NE Niacin; 0.4 mg Vitamin B6; 2.8 mcg Vitamin B12; 262 mg Phosphorus; 6.8 mg Zinc; 39.4 mcg Selenium; 98.7 mg Choline.

This recipe is an excellent source of Protein, Iron, Riboflavin, Niacin, Vitamin B6, Vitamin B12, Phosphorus, Zinc, Selenium, and Choline; and a good source of Potassium, and Vitamin D.

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