Zesty Cheesy Chili Mac

Zesty Cheesy Chili Mac

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"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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35 m servings 634 cals
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  • Calories:
  • 634 kcal
  • 32%
  • Fat:
  • 31.8 g
  • 49%
  • Carbs:
  • 54.7g
  • 18%
  • Protein:
  • 34.1 g
  • 68%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 93 mg
  • 31%
  • Sodium:
  • 1989 mg
  • 80%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
  • (-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.


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  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Lightly spray a large, deep casserole dish with cooking spray.
  2. Cook pasta according to package instructions.
  3. While pasta cooks, melt butter in large, heavy-bottomed skillet; add onions and saute for 5 minutes. Add ground beef and cook until no longer pink. Add salt, tomatoes, chili seasoning, and Ragu(R) Old World Style(R) Traditional sauce. Stir to combine and cook over medium-low heat for 5 minutes or until ready to add to pasta.
  4. Drain pasta and return to pot. Stir in corn and 1 1/2 cups of cheese; mix until evenly combined. Stir in the chili. Pour into the casserole dish and top with remaining cheese. Bake until hot and bubbling, about 15 minutes.
  5. Top with cilantro before serving.


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