Jamie's Chili Cheese Spaghetti Bake

This cheesy pasta is the ultimate pantry meal. Keep a can of chili on hand and a box of Hamburger Helper® chili cheese for a meal that's ready in a flash!

  • prep time 20 min
  • total time 40 min
  • ingredients 8
  • servings 6

Ingredients

1
box Hamburger Helper® chili cheese
1
cup uncooked large elbow macaroni
2
cups milk
1 1/2
cups hot water
1
cup chopped mushrooms
1
can (15 oz) chili with beans
1 1/2
cups shredded Italian cheese blend (6 oz)
Crushed red pepper flakes, if desired
  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. Lightly spray 13x9-inch glass baking dish with cooking spray.
  • 2 In 10-inch skillet, heat uncooked pasta and sauce mix (from Hamburger Helper box), uncooked elbow macaroni, milk and hot water to boiling over medium-high heat. Reduce heat; cover and simmer 10 to 12 minutes, stirring occasionally, until pasta is tender. Remove from heat. Stir in mushrooms and chili. Spread mixture in baking dish. Sprinkle with cheese.
  • 3 Bake 10 to 14 minutes or until mixture is hot and bubbly and cheese is melted. If desired, broil 3 to 5 minutes to brown cheese. Top with crushed red pepper flakes. Cool 5 minutes before serving.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Serving
    Calories
    390
    (
    Calories from Fat
    90),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    10g
    10%
    (Saturated Fat
    6g,
    6%
    Trans Fat
    0g
    0%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    30mg
    30%;
    Sodium
    1000mg
    1000%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    56g
    56%
    (Dietary Fiber
    4g
    4%
      Sugars
    7g
    7%
    ),
    Protein
    19g
    19%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    35%;
    Vitamin C
    10%;
    Calcium
    35%;
    Iron
    15%;
    Exchanges:
    1 1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 1 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 1 High-Fat Meat; 0 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    4
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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