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Crispy Mac Casserole

Crispy Mac Casserole

This favorite kid recipe of chili mac is even better because it is crispy. Tortilla chips add the crunch.

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Serves 4

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2 cups elbow macaroni
1 pound 4 ounces canned chili no beans
1/2 cup tomato sauce
8 ounces canned diced jalapenos
8 ounces onion, chopped
4 ounces cheddar cheese, grated
4 ounces tortilla chips, crushed
2 ounces tomatoes, chopped
1 spritz non-stick cooking spray

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  1. Fill a large saucepan with water and heat until boiling.
  2. Cook macaroni in boiling water until tender (about 10 minutes).
  3. While macaroni is cooking, preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  4. In a saucepan, combine chili, tomato sauce, jalapenos and onion. Heat over medium heat and stir.
  5. Drain pasta and add to sauce.
  6. Spray an oven-proof dish with non-stick cooking spray. Cover the bottom of the dish with one half of the crushed tortilla chips.
  7. Pour in macaroni mixture, top with remaining tortilla chips and grated cheese.
  8. Bake in oven for 15 to 20 minutes until
    cheese is melted and beginning to brown.
  9. Serve topped with diced tomatoes.
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Nutritional information for Crispy Mac Casserole

Calories: 746
Calories from Fat: 324

% Daily Value*
Total Fat 36g 56%
Saturated Fat 15.5g 79%
Cholesterol 78mg 26%
Sodium 2340mg 97%
Total Carbohydrates 78.5g 26%
Dietary Fiber 7.5g 31%
Sugars 6.5g ~
Protein 28g 56%
Vitamin A 63% Iron 37%
Vitamin C 24% Calcium 33%
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs

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