EASY CHILI PASTA BAKE

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This easy chili pasta bake is fantastic comfort food.

Chili Pasta Bake The Southern Lady Cooks

 

This dish takes very little time to prepare and is always a hit with my family. It’s a very versatile recipe. You can add different types of cheeses and spices to make it exactly the way your family likes it. If you like spicy food, this is definitely a dish that you could add spice to and kick it up a notch. It makes a perfect weeknight dinner or a great dish to take to a potluck. This recipe can easily be doubled or tripled for a larger group.

Easy Chili Pasta Bake

1 lb of ground beef or ground turkey

1/2 pasta (any pasta will work fine)

1 (16 ounce) can of chili beans, drained

1 (14.5 ounce) can of diced tomatoes, drained

2 cups of shredded cheese, divided

1/2 cup of diced onion

1/2 cup of heavy whipping cream

1 teaspoon of chili powder

1/2 teaspoon of garlic powder

1/2 teaspoon of cumin

1/2 teaspoon of black pepper

Sour cream for garnish

Cook ground beef and onion over medium heat until cooked through. Drain. Stir in chili beans, tomatoes, cream, seasoning and 1/2 cup of shredded cheese.  Simmer for 10 minutes. While dish is simmering, make your pasta. Preheat oven to 350. Mix pasta and meat mixture together and place in a sprayed 9X13 dish. Cover the top with remaining cheese and bake for 20-30 minutes until cheese is melted. Garnish each serving with sour cream.

 

Easy Chili Pasta Bake

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5 from 1 vote

Easy Chili Pasta Bake

This dish is fabulous comfort food and so easy to prepare.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time40 mins
Total Time45 mins
Course: Dinner, Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Easy Chili Pasta Bake
Servings: 6 servings
Author: The Southern Lady Cooks

Ingredients

  • 1 lb of ground beef or ground turkey
  • 1/2 lb of pasta any pasta will work fine
  • 1 16 ounce can of chili beans drained
  • 1 14.5 ounce can of diced tomatoes drained
  • 2 cups of shredded cheese divided
  • 1/2 cup of diced onion
  • 1/2 cup of heavy whipping cream
  • 1 teaspoon of chili powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon of garlic powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon of cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon of black pepper
  • Sour cream garnish

Instructions

  • Cook ground beef and onion over medium heat until cooked through. Drain. Stir in chili beans, tomatoes, cream, seasoning and 1/2 cup of shredded cheese. Simmer for 10 minutes. While dish is simmering, make your pasta.
  • Preheat oven to 350. Mix pasta and meat mixture together and place in a sprayed 9X13 dish. Cover the top with remaining cheese and bake for 20-30 minutes until cheese is melted. Garnish each serving with sour cream.

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One Comment

  1. I doubled the chili powder and left out the cheese. It was very good. Thanks for the recipe.5 stars

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