Saturday, February 22, 2014

Cincinnati Chili with Pasta

Savory Sweet and Satisfying: Cincinnati Chili with Pasta

I had no idea what Cincinnati chili was when I made this dish so I decided to Google it. According to Wikipedia "Cincinnati chili is a regional style of chili con carne characterized by the use of seasonings such as cinnamon, cloves, allspice or chocolate.".

I am not sure that this recipes qualifies as Cincinnati chili according to the above definition, but I will say that this dish is delicious. It is a combination of chili and spaghetti. a delicious combination.

Cincinnati Chili with Pasta
Ingredients:
1 pound spaghetti noodles
1 pound ground turkey
1 cup yellow onion, chopped
1 1/2 tablespoons chili powder
28 ounces spaghetti sauce with mushrooms
1- 16 ounce can low sodium kidney beans
1 cup cheddar cheese, shredded

Directions:
Cook spaghetti according to package directions and drain.

While pasta is cooking brown ground turkey and onion in a large skillet. Drain, if needed. Add in chili powder, stirring to combine. Add in spaghetti sauce and kidney beans. Bring to a boil, reduce heat and simmer for 10-15 minutes. Toss with pasta and sprinkle with cheese.

Enjoy!!!

Serves: 6
Calories: 616
Total Fat: 18.3g
   Saturated: 5.2g
   Polyunsaturated: 0.1g
   Monounsaturated: 0.1g
   Trans: 0g
Cholesterol: 78.3mg
Sodium: 319.4mg
Potassium: 500.1mg
Total Carbs: 79.5g
   Dietary Fiber: 10.8g
   Sugars: 8.2g
Protein: 33.8g
Vitamin A: 27.4%
Vitamin C: 12.8%
Calcium: 22.3%
Iron: 35.9%
*The nutritional information will vary slightly depending on the brands you use.
*Adapted from Six Ingredients or Less Pasta & Casseroles.

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