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One Pot Chili Mac & Cheese

Created by: Emily Buys, Clever Housewife

Get out the door for trick-or-treating with ease, when you start the night off with this One Pot Chili Mac & Cheese.

Ingredients:
  • 1 Tbsp. olive oil
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 red onion, diced
  • 1 lb. ground turkey
  • 2 cans (14.5 oz.) chicken broth
  • 1 can (14.5 oz.) stewed tomatoes
  • 1 can (15 oz.) cannellini beans, drained and rinsed
  • 1 can (15 oz.) black beans, drained and rinsed
  • 2 tsp. chili powder
  • 1 tsp. ground mustard
  • 1 tsp. cumin
  • Salt and pepper, to taste
  • 2 cups uncooked elbow macaroni pasta
  • 1 cup shredded Colby Jack cheese
Directions:
  1. Heat olive oil in a Dutch oven, over medium-high heat. Add garlic, onion and ground turkey, and cook until browned, about 3-5 minutes.
  2. Stir in chicken broth, tomatoes, beans, chili powder, mustard and cumin; season with salt and pepper, to taste.
  3. Bring mixture to a slight boil, stirring occasionally while breaking up the large tomato chunks. Stir in pasta and return to a boil.
  4. When pasta has come to a boil, cover and reduce heat. Cook an additional 15 minutes, or until pasta is fork-tender.
  5. Remove from heat and top with cheese. Return lid and let sit for about 2-3 minutes, or until cheese is melted. Serve immediately.

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