Chilli Mac and Cheese

AuthorAnnabel
RatingDifficultyBeginner

Comfort food personified, this Chilli Mac and Cheese is a consistent crowd pleaser.

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Yields2 Servings
Prep Time10 minsCook Time16 minsTotal Time26 mins
 1 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
 2 cloves garlicminced
 1 onionfinely chopped
 225 g low fat ground mince beef
 4 cups chicken stock
 1 can diced tomatoes
 ¾ cup canned white kidney beansdrained
 ¾ cup canned kidney beansdrained
 2 tsp chilli powder
 1 ½ tsp ground cumin
 280 g elbow pasta
 ¾ cup tasty cheeseshredded
 1 handful fresh parsley chopped
What are we cooking today?
1

A Mexican take on the traditional mac and cheese and one dish to wash!

Getting started
2

Heat the oil in a large pot.

3

Add the garlic, onion and beef and stir until cooked, continually breaking up the beef.

4

Add the chicken stock, tomatoes, beans, chilli powder, and cumin, stir and bring to a simmer.

5

Add the pasta and bring to the boil.

6

Cover, reduce heat and simmer stirring occasionally until the pasta is cooked.

7

Add the cheese, cover and cook until the cheese has melted.

8

Add the parsley and serve.

Annabelle's tips
9

A sprinkle of chilli flakes on the top is a nice touch.

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Ingredients

 1 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
 2 cloves garlicminced
 1 onionfinely chopped
 225 g low fat ground mince beef
 4 cups chicken stock
 1 can diced tomatoes
 ¾ cup canned white kidney beansdrained
 ¾ cup canned kidney beansdrained
 2 tsp chilli powder
 1 ½ tsp ground cumin
 280 g elbow pasta
 ¾ cup tasty cheeseshredded
 1 handful fresh parsley chopped

Directions

What are we cooking today?
1

A Mexican take on the traditional mac and cheese and one dish to wash!

Getting started
2

Heat the oil in a large pot.

3

Add the garlic, onion and beef and stir until cooked, continually breaking up the beef.

4

Add the chicken stock, tomatoes, beans, chilli powder, and cumin, stir and bring to a simmer.

5

Add the pasta and bring to the boil.

6

Cover, reduce heat and simmer stirring occasionally until the pasta is cooked.

7

Add the cheese, cover and cook until the cheese has melted.

8

Add the parsley and serve.

Annabelle's tips
9

A sprinkle of chilli flakes on the top is a nice touch.

Chilli Mac and Cheese
AuthorAnnabelCategory, , DifficultyBeginner
Rating
Yields2 Servings
Prep Time10 minsCook Time16 minsTotal Time26 mins

Ingredients

 1 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
 2 cloves garlicminced
 1 onionfinely chopped
 225 g low fat ground mince beef
 4 cups chicken stock
 1 can diced tomatoes
 ¾ cup canned white kidney beansdrained
 ¾ cup canned kidney beansdrained
 2 tsp chilli powder
 1 ½ tsp ground cumin
 280 g elbow pasta
 ¾ cup tasty cheeseshredded
 1 handful fresh parsley chopped

Directions

What are we cooking today?
1

A Mexican take on the traditional mac and cheese and one dish to wash!

Getting started
2

Heat the oil in a large pot.

3

Add the garlic, onion and beef and stir until cooked, continually breaking up the beef.

4

Add the chicken stock, tomatoes, beans, chilli powder, and cumin, stir and bring to a simmer.

5

Add the pasta and bring to the boil.

6

Cover, reduce heat and simmer stirring occasionally until the pasta is cooked.

7

Add the cheese, cover and cook until the cheese has melted.

8

Add the parsley and serve.

Annabelle's tips
9

A sprinkle of chilli flakes on the top is a nice touch.

Nutrition Facts

Servings 2

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