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Chili Tomato Macaroni

Chili Tomato Macaroni

28 Ratings
28 Ratings
Recipe Image
Macarrones con chile y tomate
Makes: 4 Servings
Total Cost: $$$$
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Preparation Time: 10 minutes

You don’t have to use salt in this macaroni, tomato, and beef dish seasoned with the Eating Smart Seasoning Mix.

Ingredients

  • 3/4 pound ground beef, 85% lean
  • 1 1/2 cups water
  • 1 cup macaroni, uncooked
  • 1 can diced tomatoes, drained (15 ounces)
  • 2 teaspoons chili powder, mild
  • 8 servings Eating Smart Seasoning Mix (1/2 cup)
  • salt (optional, to taste)

Directions

1. Brown ground beef in a large skillet, drain the fat.
2. Add water, macaroni, tomatoes, chili powder, and seasoning mix. Stir.
3. Bring to a boil, reduce heat to low and simmer covered on low heat for 20 minutes or until macaroni is tender.
4. Taste; add a small amount of salt if needed.
5. Refrigerate leftovers.

Notes

Learn more about tomatoes.

Source:

Colorado State University and University of California at Davis. Eating Smart Being Active Recipes.

Nutrition Information

Serving Size: 1 cup, 1/4 of recipe
Nutrients Amount
Total Calories 257
Total Fat 10 g
Saturated Fat 4 g
Cholesterol 57 mg
Sodium 264 mg
Carbohydrates 21 g
Dietary Fiber 3 g
Total Sugars 7 g
Added Sugars included 0 g
Protein 21 g
Vitamin D 0 mcg
Calcium 148 mg
Iron 3 mg
Potassium 622 mg
N/A - data is not available
Nutrients Amount
Total Calories 257
Total Fat 10 g
Saturated Fat 4 g
Monounsaturated Fat 4 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 1 g
Linoleic Acid 1 g
α-Linolenic Acid 0.1 g
Omega 3 - EPA 2 mg
Omega 3 - DHA 1 mg
Cholesterol 57 mg
Carbohydrates 21 g
Dietary Fiber 3 g
Total Sugars 7 g
Added Sugars included 0 g
Protein 21 g
Minerals
Calcium 148 mg
Potassium 622 mg
Sodium 264 mg
Copper 180 mg
Iron 3 mg
Magnesium 46 mg
Phosphorus 252 mg
Selenium 25 mcg
Zinc 4 mg
Vitamins
Vitamin A 89 mcg RAE
Vitamin B6 0.5 mg
Vitamin B12 2.1 mcg
Vitamin C 15 mg
Vitamin D 0 mcg
Vitamin E 1 mg
Vitamin K 7 mcg
Folate 63 mcg DFE
Thiamin 0.8 mg
Riboflavin 0.4 mg
Niacin 5 mg
Choline 74 mg
Note: only nutrients that are available will show on this display

MyPlate Food Groups

Vegetables 1/2 cups
Grains 1/2 ounces
Protein Foods 2 ounces
Dairy 1/4 cups

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