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Easy Chili Pasta Bake

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


  • 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


  • 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.