Easy Skillet Chili Mac

Enjoy the goodness of this fast and kid-friendly skillet meal combining Ground Beef, chili beans, salsa and fresh cilantro.

  • 30
    min
  • 4
    SERVINGS
  • 360
    Cal
  • 31 g
    Protein

Ingredients & Cooking

Ingredients:

  • 1 pound Ground Beef
  • 1 can (15 to 16 ounces) chili beans in chili sauce
  • 1-1/2 cups prepared thick-and-chunky salsa
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1/2 cup chopped fresh cilantro
  • Hot cooked elbow macaroni

Cooking:

  1. Heat large nonstick skillet over medium heat until hot. Add Ground Beef cook 8 to 10 minutes, breaking up into 3/4-inch crumbles and stirring occasionally. Remove drippings.

    Cook's Tip: Cooking times are for fresh or thoroughly thawed Ground Beef. Ground Beef should be cooked to an internal temperature of 160ºF. Color is not a reliable indicator of Ground Beef doneness.
  2. Stir in beans, salsa and water; bring to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer 5 minutes or until slightly thickened, stirring frequently. Stir in cilantro.

  3. Serve beef mixture over macaroni.

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