Chili Mac N beef Casserole by freda

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By FREDA GABLE cookin4me

This CHILI MAC casserole Version Was brought to a PotLuck, (this is MY OWN VERSION of her recipe)
Never Fails to Dissappear, with 2# of beef your sure to have more beef than beans in this dish.

Easy Healthy and Tasty. Tastes even better on day 2.

Lightly Spiced, Just add a green salad & some fritos on your plate for a Full Meal Deal.


Recipe Rating:
 5 Ratings
Serves:
8 healthy portions
Prep Time:
Cook Time:

Ingredients

CHILI MAC N BEEF CASSEROLE USE 9 X13 BAKING DISH
1 1/2 C
elbo macaroni cook according tp pkg directions, drain.
2 lbs
lean ground beef ( salt & pepper season to taste) while browning
1/2 med
onion, diced
2 cloves
fresh garlic, or tsp garlic pdr
1 can
(15 oz) hormel chili with beans
1 can
(15oz) hormel chili without beans
1 sm
can green chilies chopped (add juice)
1 tsp
cumin (i added 2 tsp)
1-1/2 tsp
salt
pepper to taste
1 pkg
lawreys or mccormicks taco seasoning
2 C
shredded mexican cheese blend
TOPPINGS
blk olives, sour cream & green onions , tortilla chips or fritos(optional) toppings
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Directions Step-By-Step

1
PREHEAT OVEN 375.
Pam spray your 9X13 dish set aside.
Cook Macaroni according to Pkg Directions. DRAIN.
2
As Macaroni is cooking; in a large Skillet or SAUCE PAN, Brown the beef, onion, garlic, over Med Heat. DRAIN off any Fat.
3
Stir in the Chili, both Cans,
Rinse cans with 1 TBS water ea, add to pan.
4
add seasonings, toss well. continue heating till hot and bubbly
ADD Drained Macaroni, to the Beef mixture. Toss well.
5
Transfer to a (PAM)cooking sprayed 9 X 13 Baking dish
COVER, & Bake @ 350 for 20-25 min or till bubbly.
6
Uncover; Sprinkle with Cheese, Bake another 8-10 min longer, only until cheese is fully melted.
Remove from Oven Serve with a Dollop of Sour Cream Black Olives and green Onions sprinkled on top.

Hint:
for a full meal deal, add a green salad & Fritos . . . Enjoy

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