Recipe by Susan W., Doughmesstic
"Your busy weeknight meal is on the table in just over half an hour with this cheesy chili mac--it's loaded with flavor and will be a new family favorite."
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1 (8 ounce) package
elbow macaroni, cooked
yellow onion, chopped
lean ground beef
1 (14.5 ounce) can
diced tomatoes, drained
1 (1.25 ounce) package
chili seasoning mix
1 (24 ounce) jar
Ragu® Old World Style® Traditional Sauce
1 (11 ounce) can
Mexican-style corn, drained
shredded Mexican blend cheese, divided
chopped fresh cilantro
Zesty Cheesy Chili Mac Haiku: "This makes SO much food. I froze half the meat-sauce 'guts', to make later on." I combined everything, other than the cooked pasta, and saw how much it was going to be (for only feeding 3 of us, at that!) so I quick divided the meat/corn/sauce (I did use Ragu's old world sauce), putting half in a freezer bag to use again another time. I thought this was pretty good, like a jazzed up Hamburger Helper; my daughter and husband weren't quite as wild about it, saying that they'd have rather eaten actual chili over noodles, rather than it all being mixey-uppey. Chances are, when I thaw the other portion I'll come up w/ something entirely different to do w/ it than prepare this recipe again, but I do have Ragu's recipe submitter to thank at least for giving me a jump-start on a 2nd meal!
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Zesty Cheesy Chili Mac
Serving Size: 1/6 of a recipe
Servings Per Recipe: 6
Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat: 286
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