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Kickin' Chili Mac Pasta Skillet

Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 35 minutes
Total Time 55 minutes
Servings 8
Calories 380 kcal
Author Liz Mays

Ingredients

  • 1 box Dreamfields Elbows
  • 12 Roma tomatoes chopped, divided (1-3/4 pounds)
  • 1 peach peeled, pitted and sliced
  • 1 habanero pepper
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 1 pound lean ground beef 90% lean
  • 1/4 cup onion diced
  • 1 green chili pepper chopped
  • 1 can 15 ounces black beans, rinsed and drained
  • 1 can 15 ounces chili beans
  • 3 tablespoons chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro
  • Cheddar cheese shredded (optional)

Instructions

  1. Cook pasta according to package directions. Place pasta in large bowl; set aside.
  2. Meanwhile, place two thirds of the chopped tomatoes, the peach slices, habanero pepper, sugar and water in blender or food processor container. Blend or process until smooth; set aside.
  3. Heat medium skillet over medium heat until hot. Add ground beef, onion and chili pepper to skillet. Cook about 6 to 8 minutes or until beef is browned and cooked through, stirring occasionally, breaking beef into crumbles. Drain liquid if necessary.
  4. Add remaining chopped tomatoes to skillet with beef; simmer 3 minutes, stirring occasionally. Add tomato-peach mixture, beans, chili powder and cumin. Increase heat to medium-high; cook 15 minutes, stirring frequently. Reduce heat; simmer 10 minutes.
  5. Add beef mixture to pasta; stir to combine. Add cilantro; toss to combine. Sprinkle with cheese, if desired.
Nutrition Facts
Kickin' Chili Mac Pasta Skillet
Amount Per Serving (1 g)
Calories 380 Calories from Fat 63
% Daily Value*
Fat 7g11%
Saturated Fat 2g13%
Cholesterol 35mg12%
Sodium 360mg16%
Carbohydrates 60g20%
Fiber 12g50%
Protein 24g48%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.