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Chili mac recipe with low carb macaroni

Chili Mac with Low Carb Macaroni

Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 40 minutes
Total Time: 50 minutes
Servings: 9 people
Calories: 319
A spicy low carb ground beef and pasta casserole that's similar to hamburger helper. This recipe requires low carb macaroni to keep the carbs in check.
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Ingredients

  • 2 cups low carb elbows cooked and drained, I prefer shiratake
  • 1 pound ground beef
  • 14.5 ounces canned diced tomatoes
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons dried onion flakes
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons dried minced garlic
  • 4 teaspoons chili powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried red pepper flakes
  • 1/2 teaspoon paprika
  • 1/2 teaspoon oregano
  • 1/2 teaspoon cumin
  • 2 cups shredded cheese a Mexican blend is perfect

Instructions

  • Cook ground beef with onion and garlic in large skillet over medium heat; pour off drippings. Add tomatoes, and the remaining seasoning; simmer 5 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  • Toss pasta with meat mixture. Spoon half of mixture into a 9×9 inch baking dish. Sprinkle with 1 cup cheese; top with remaining meat mixture. Sprinkle remaining 1 cup cheese on top. Cover with foil; bake in preheated 350 degrees F oven 25 minutes. Uncover and cook 5 minutes more or until cheese is melted.

Notes

*UPDATE: I no longer use or recommend Dreamfields pasta as it is NOT low carb or gluten free!
Nutritional data used Miracle Noodles shirataki pasta

Nutrition

Calories: 319 | Carbohydrates: 5g | Protein: 27g | Fat: 21g | Saturated Fat: 11g | Monounsaturated Fat: 4g | Cholesterol: 86mg | Sodium: 850mg | Potassium: 219mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 1500IU | Vitamin C: 10.7mg | Calcium: 360mg | Iron: 4.1mg

Additional Info

Net Carbs: 4 g | % Carbs: 5.1 % | % Protein: 34.5 % | % Fat: 60.4 % | SmartPoints: 10
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