One Skillet Poblano Chili Mac
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Recipe type: Pasta
Cuisine: Mexican
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Serves: 4 to 6 servings
 
This one skillet pasta beef dinner is perfect for any week night!
Ingredients
  • 1 Tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 pound Freshlast Pack lean ground beef
  • 1 Tablespoon chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon sea salt, plus extra to taste
  • ½ cup chopped onion
  • 1 poblano pepper, seeded, cored and diced
  • ½ cup chopped sweet peppers (red or yellow)
  • 1 teaspoon crushed garlic
  • 1 can (15 ounce) diced fired roasted tomatoes
  • 3½ cups water, extra if needed
  • 8 ounces elbow noodles
  • 1 cup shredded cheddar cheese, plus extra for garnish
Instructions
  1. In a large skillet, heat olive oil on medium heat. Add ground beef and cook for five minutes or until beef starts to brown. Sprinkle with chili powder and salt.
  2. Add onion and peppers. Saute for a few minutes or until onion is translucent and peppers are wilted. Add garlic to the pan and stir well.
  3. Add tomatoes and 3½ cups of water to the pan. Bring to a simmer and add noodles. Stir well.
  4. Reduce heat to low, cover the pan and let cook for about 20 to 25 minutes or until pasta is cooked, stirring occasionally. Add extra water while cooking if necessary. Stir in one cup of cheese and mix gently until cheese is melted.
  5. Remove pan from heat and season with extra salt to taste. Garnish with extra cheddar cheese if desired.
Recipe by Jersey Girl Cooks at http://www.jerseygirlcooks.com/2015/10/one-skillet-poblano-chili-mac.html