Casseroles

Chili Mac

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This casserole is a real crowd pleaser and it's perfect for making ahead!

10
2 lbs ground beef (I used 90% lean)
1 onion, chopped
3 cloves garlic, finely chopped
1 jalapeno, ribs and seeds removed, finely chopped
1 bay leaf
2 (28 oz) cans crushed tomatoes
1/4 cup fresh cilantro, finely chopped
1 tsp dried oregano
1/8 tsp cayenne pepper
1 tbsp cumin
2 to 3 tbsp chili powder (depending on how spicy you like your chili)
salt and pepper
1 lb box elbow macaroni
2 cups shredded sharp cheddar cheese.
Chopped fresh tomatoes and cilantro for garnish
Fill a large pot with water and bring to a boil. Brown ground beef in a large skillet over medium high heat, season with salt and pepper. Once beef is broken up and starting to brown, add onion, garlic,...
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Nutritions

Calories
446

Sodium
243mg
10% DV

Fat
25g
39% DV

Protein
30g
60% DV

Carbs
16g
5% DV

Fiber
3g
12% DV