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Tex-Mex Chili 'n' Pasta

(5 Votes)
SERVES
4
COOK TIME
1 Hr 40 Min

Here's a great way to combine some favorites - Tex Mex and Italian. And, boy, do they ever work well together.

What You'll Need

  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 1 1/2 pounds stew beef, diced into 1/2-inch chunks
  • 3 garlic cloves, minced
  • 2 tablespoons chili powder
  • 1 tablespoon ground cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 (14 ounce) can whole tomatoes
  • 3 cups water
  • 1 (28 ounce) jar spaghetti sauce
  • 3/4 pound twist or elbow macaroni

What to Do

  1. In a large skillet, heat oil over medium-high heat; add stew beef and garlic and brown lightly. Add chili powder, cumin, cayenne pepper, and salt and stir to coat beef.
     
  2. Add tomatoes and water. Bring to a boil, then reduce heat, cover, and simmer 1-1/2 hours, stirring occasionally.
     
  3. Add spaghetti sauce, then continue to cook, uncovered, 10 to 15 minutes, stirring occasionally, until heated through.
     
  4. Meanwhile, in a large pot of boiling salted water, cook pasta to desired doneness; drain and place in a large bowl. Spoon beef mixture over hot pasta and serve.
     

Notes

Why not try topping this with grated sharp cheese, chopped onions, or chopped jalapeno peppers?

Nutritional InformationShow More

Servings Per Recipe: 4

  • Amount Per Serving % Daily Value *
  • Calories 762
  • Calories from Fat 206
  • Total Fat 23g 35 %
  • Saturated Fat 6.1g 30 %
  • Trans Fat 0.0g 0 %
  • Protein 49g 99 %
  • Amount Per Serving % Daily Value *
  • Cholesterol 105mg 35 %
  • Sodium 1,741mg 73 %
  • Total Carbohydrates 87g 29 %
  • Dietary Fiber 6.4g 26 %
  • Sugars 15g 0 %

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I see this often on this site,it should be 1 and a 1/2lbs not 10 and1/2 lbs.

I was GONNA SAY! 10 1/2 pounds and it only serves 4? There is something quite wrong somewhere. I figure with the pasta and that much beef, it should serve at least 8. Glad to see the correction. I will make this one!

Haven't tried this recipe but-10.5 pounds of meat? Who are you feeding, the Mexican Army?

This is showing up as 10 1/2 lbs of stew beef. Surely it must mean 1 1/2 lbs?

10.5 pounds of meat for 4 servings? I think this should read 1.5 pounds. raabr@att.net

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