Skillet Chili Cheddar Melt

Stovetop, one skillet chili – perfect for an after-trick-or-treat meal or before the candy extravaganza begins!

Serves: 4Prep: 15 minutesCook: 25 minutesTotal: 40 minutesDifficulty: Easy

Serves: 4

Ingredients

  • 1 pound ground beef or ground turkey
  • 1 large onion, chopped
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1 tablespoon chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 2 cans (14.5 oz. each) diced tomatoes
  • 1 can (15 oz.) dark or light red kidney beans, drained
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1 can (6 oz.) tomato paste
  • 4 ounces shredded cheddar cheese
  • 4 cups cooked elbow pasta
  • 2 cups shredded lettuce

Directions

  • In a large skillet, brown ground beef with the onion and garlic; drain fat.
  • Add chili powder, cayenne, tomatoes, kidney beans, water and tomato paste; bring to a boil.
  • Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 20 minutes.
  • Remove skillet from heat and sprinkle with cheese. Cover until cheese begins to melt, about 5-10 minutes.
  • Serve in bowls atop elbow pasta, topping each serving with shredded lettuce.

Recipe Information

Serves: 4

Ingredients

  • 1 pound ground beef or ground turkey
  • 1 large onion, chopped
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1 tablespoon chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 2 cans (14.5 oz. each) diced tomatoes
  • 1 can (15 oz.) dark or light red kidney beans, drained
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1 can (6 oz.) tomato paste
  • 4 ounces shredded cheddar cheese
  • 4 cups cooked elbow pasta
  • 2 cups shredded lettuce

Directions

  • In a large skillet, brown ground beef with the onion and garlic; drain fat.
  • Add chili powder, cayenne, tomatoes, kidney beans, water and tomato paste; bring to a boil.
  • Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 20 minutes.
  • Remove skillet from heat and sprinkle with cheese. Cover until cheese begins to melt, about 5-10 minutes.
  • Serve in bowls atop elbow pasta, topping each serving with shredded lettuce.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Information
Amount per serving
Calories730
Total Fat23g
Saturated Fat10g
Cholesterol105mg
Sodium1010mg
Total Carbohydrate82g
Dietary Fiber14g
Sugars15g
Protein48g