Chili-Pasta Skillet


Everyone in your family will be begging for seconds of this Chili-Pasta Skillet! Done in just 35 minutes, this skillet recipe tastes just like your favorite chili recipe--plus noodles.

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


  • 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.

  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.

  3. Makes 6 servings

    Chili Pasta Skillet
    Jason Donnelly

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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