Main Dishes

Chili Mac & Cheese

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One pot meals are the best. If you need to make a dinner for scouts, youth or just a bunch of hungry children – this is a great one to try! It is warm, flavorful and super delicious. It’s a guaranteed winner.

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1 T oil
2 cloves garlic ( chopped )
1 onion ( diced )
½ lb. ground beef
4 c chicken broth
1 can diced tomatoes, 14.5 oz.
¾ c white beans ( rinsed )
¾ c kidney beans ( rinsed )
2 tsp chili powder
1½ tsp. cumin
10 oz. elbow mac ( uncooked )
6 oz. Velveeta cheese ( cubed )
¾ c cheddar cheese ( grated )
In a 12\\\" cast iron fry pan or large heave sauce pan heat oil, onion, garlic and ground beef. cook over medium heat until browned. Add broth, tomatoes, beans and spices. Bring to a boil and salt and...
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Nutritions

Calories
741

Sodium
1715mg
71% DV

Fat
22g
34% DV

Protein
52g
104% DV

Carbs
75g
25% DV

Fiber
26g
104% DV

You can't beat the ease of this creamy and cheesy Smoked Sausage Pasta for a 30-minute dinner that the whole family will love. Made-from-scratch skillet mac and cheese is tossed with kielbasa and tender broccoli florets so that you get an entire meal in one pan. This kid-friendly dish is perfect for busy weeknights!

2 c uncooked elbow macaroni
1 1/2 c chopped broccoli florets
1 T olive oil
13 oz smoked sausage ( such as kielbasa )
1/2 c finely diced onion
2 T butter
2 T all purpose flour
1 1/2 c half and half
8 oz sharp cheddar
4 oz smoked gouda
1/2 t dry mustard
Kosher salt and pepper
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  • Cook macaroni in a large pot of salted boiling water until al dente, according to package instructions. During the final 3 minutes of cooking time, add the broccoli florets to the boiling water with...
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Nutritions

Calories
756

Sodium
738mg
30% DV

Fat
39g
61% DV

Protein
31g
62% DV

Carbs
62g
21% DV

Fiber
4g
18% DV