Tuesday, March 1, 2011

Chili Mac Recipe

This is a recipe that is a favorite in my house. It's quick, simple, and only requires five ingredients... perfect when you are short on time. It originated from an old Weight Watchers recipe that has been changed up a little, and it is delicious!

  • 1 lb ground turkey
  • 1/3 cup onion, finely chopped
  • 14.5 oz can of Italian-style stewed tomatoes
  • 1/4 tsp ground cumin
  • 1/2 lb of rotini (spiral) pasta

  1. Spray a large skillet with nonstick cooking spray. Brown the ground turkey over medium heat.
  2. Add the chopped onion to the turkey. Cook until the onions are soft (about 5 minutes).
  3. While the turkey and onion are cooking, start cooking the pasta.
  4. Add the tomatoes and the ground cumin to the turkey and onion. Break up the tomatoes a bit. Lower heat and simmer for about 5 minutes.
  5. Drain your pasta, and add it to the turkey mixture. Stir and cook for another 5 minutes.

Now enjoy!

I'm linking up...


Erica {B is for Boy} said...

This looks AMAZING! I might even have everything to try this! Definately bookmarking it!

Amy at Ameroonie Designs said...

This sounds great! And healthy too. I might have to give it a run.

Andi said...

Yum! This is my kind of recipe. I'm actually working on my grocery list and menu for next week so I think we will give this a try. Thanks!!

chris said...

I need some new recipes. Thanks for a great idea.

Clamaresa said...

invite me to dinner? hahaha hugs

malia said...

chili + mac? a marriage made in heaven!
xo malia

KJ@letsgoflyakite said...

Will definitely try this. Thanks for posting this, I am always looking for easy recipes (only 5 ingredients, yeah!!) to change up our menus.

alissa {33shadesofgreen} said...

Hi Gwen - This looks and sounds really good! I love how there aren't many ingredients needed. Always nice for Winter when there aren't many fresh vegetables in season. Thanks so much for linking up!

MrsJenB said...

LOVE! I'm such a sucker for pasta dishes, as well as one-bowl dinners, so this is a total win! Looks awesome. :-)

Visiting from Tasty Tuesdays

Linda said...

Thanks for posting this recipe. Tried it last night and really enjoyed it! Very good!

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