Quickie Chili Mac-Healthy

Ingredients

  • 1 box Banza chickpea pasta, any shape, cooked according to package directions
  • 1 lb lean ground beef
  • 15 oz can red kidney beans, drained, rinsed
  • 14.5 oz can diced tomatoes, no salt added
  • 1 packet Chili Man seasoning or other favorite brand
  • 1 small can tomato paste

Make it

  1. In a large pan over medium heat, add ground beef. Cook, breaking up with a wooden spoon or masher, for 5 minutes or until it is no longer pink. Drain fat from pan if wanted- try this is a handy tool.
  2. Add the beans, tomatoes, tomato paste and seasoning mix to the cooked beef. Stir to mix.
  3. Lower the heat and simmer 20 to 30 minutes. Add water, tomato juice or low sodium beef broth if you prefer thinner chili.
  4. Serve over cooked Banza chickpea pasta.

Approximate nutrition information:

  • Makes 6 servings
  • Per serving:
  • 364 calories
  • 11 g fat
  • 3 g saturated fat
  • 531 mg sodum
  • 42 g carbohydrate
  • 9 g fiber
  • 6 g sugar
  • 28 g protein
  • 1126 mg potassium
  • 34% DV iron
  • 33% DV vitamin A
  • 20% DV vitamin C
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