Main Dishes

Mexi Mac Skillet

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A mexican inspired healthy, quick and easy mac and cheese.

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16 oz. 100% whole grain or gluten-free rotini pasta
1 large, sweet onion, chopped
3-4 fresh garlic cloves, pressed or minced
1 lb. 93% lean ground beef or 100% ground turkey breast
1 can (14.5 oz.) diced, fire roasted tomatoes or about 5-6 whole fresh tomatoes, diced
12 oz. fresh or frozen corn
1 tbsp. chili powder
1 tsp. chipotle chili powder (more if you like it spicy, like I do)
1 tbsp. fresh spicy oregano, chopped
1 tbsp. cumin
1/2 cup shredded reduced-fat pepper jack or cheddar cheese
sea salt and fresh ground pepper to taste
Prepare pasta according to package directions until al dente. Reserve 1/2 cup starchy pasta water. Drain and set aside, keeping warm. In a large nonstick skillet, over medium-high heat, brown onion, garlic...
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Nutritions

Calories
588

Sodium
460mg
19% DV

Fat
39g
60% DV

Protein
31g
62% DV

Carbs
24g
8% DV

Fiber
6g
24% DV