Cajun Style Chili Mac

Rose Daly


Have you ever had leftover hamburger patties from grilling out and you don't know what to do with them ? Try this recipe and I don't think you'll be disappointed.If you think that this might be to spicy for the " kiddies " just adjust the seasonings. Posted to Just A Pinch on June 22nd.2012. ( Was first posted to a.k.a. "ZAAR" on June 21st.2012 )

★★★★★ 1 vote
10 Min
20 Min


3 Tbsp
vegetable oil
4 ounce cooked hamburger patties
1 14.5 oz
can chili seasoned tomatoes (do not drain )
1 15 oz
can red kidney beans ( do not drain )
1 tsp
chili powder
1 tsp
oregano, dried
1 1/2 tsp
cajun seasoning
1 c
1 1/4 c
rotini pasta, or something similar
1 1/2 oz
pepperjack cheese


1In a large skillet over medium heat add the oil, heat oil until hot but not smoking.
2Add chopped patties, and lightly brown.
3Then add all ingredients, except the pasta and bring to a boil.
4After mixture has started to boil add pasta, cover and reduce heat to medium low.
5While pasta is cooking, stir occasionally to prevent sticking.(You might need a bit more water to completely cook pasta.).
6After cooking, add pepperjack cheese, and stir to melt.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Beef, Pasta
Other Tag: Quick & Easy
Hashtag: #leftovers