Chili-Pasta Skillet


Everyone in your family will be begging for seconds of this Chili-Pasta Skillet!

Prep Time:
10 mins
Cook Time:
25 mins
Total Time:
35 mins

Done in just 35 minutes, this skillet recipe tastes just like your favorite chili recipe—plus noodles.


  • 1 pound lean ground beef

  • ¾ cup chopped onion

  • 1 15-15.5 ounce can red kidney beans, black beans, or red beans, rinsed and drained

  • 1 14.5 ounce can diced tomatoes, undrained

  • 1 8 ounce can tomato sauce

  • ½ cup dried elbow macaroni (2 ounces)

  • 1 4 ounce can diced green chile peppers, drained

  • 2 - 3 teaspoon chili powder

  • ½ teaspoon garlic salt

  • ½ cup shredded Monterey Jack or cheddar cheese (2 ounces)


  1. In a large skillet cook meat and onion until meat is brown and onion is tender. Drain off fat.

    saute beef and onions for chili pasta skillet

    BHG / Crystal Hughes

  2. Stir in beans, undrained tomatoes, tomato sauce, uncooked macaroni, chile peppers, chili powder, and garlic salt. Bring to boiling; reduce heat. Simmer, covered, about 20 minutes or until macaroni is tender, stirring often. Remove skillet from heat; sprinkle mixture with cheese. Cover and let stand about 2 minutes or until cheese is melted.

    stir in beans and tomatoes for chili pasta skillet

    BHG / Crystal Hughes

  3. Makes 6 servings

    chili pasta skillet on teal surface

    BHG / Crystal Hughes

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

289 Calories
11g Fat
27g Carbs
23g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 6
Calories 289
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 11g 14%
Saturated Fat 5g 25%
Cholesterol 56mg 19%
Sodium 622mg 27%
Total Carbohydrate 27g 10%
Total Sugars 4g
Protein 23g
Vitamin C 15.9mg 80%
Calcium 151.5mg 12%
Iron 3.2mg 18%
Potassium 179mg 4%
Folate, total 28.2mcg
Vitamin B-12 0.9mcg
Vitamin B-6 0.2mg

*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

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