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Rachael Ray's Southwestern Chili Con Queso Pasta Bake

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  • 1 lb. penne pasta
  • 1 1/2 lb. ground beef
  • 1 Tbsp. ground cumin
  • 1 Tbsp. ground coriander
  • 2 Tbsp. chili powder
  • 1/4 tsp. black pepper
  • 1 yellow onion (Large, Chopped)
  • 4 cloves garlic (Large, Chopped, or 6)
  • 1 jalapeno pepper (Seeded and Finely Chopped)
  • 2 Tbsp. butter
  • 2 Tbsp. all-purpose flour
  • 2 cups milk
  • 2 1/2 cups sharp cheddar cheese (Shredded)
  • 1/4 cup fresh cilantro (Chopped)
  • 14 oz. fire roasted tomatoes
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    Calories850Calories from Fat360
    Total Fat40g62%
    Saturated Fat20g100%
    Trans Fat1g
    Calories from Fat360
    Total Carbohydrate73g24%
    Dietary Fiber5g20%
    Vitamin A30%
    Vitamin C20%

    * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.


    Klaartje O. 3 months ago
    Fantastic, family loved it!
    C 4 months ago
    The whole family loved it! Subbed Rotel Original with Green Chiles and skipped the jalapeños. Also used shredded Mexican blend cheese and shell pasta. Added 1 1/2 teaspoons salt. Topped with same cheese. Garnished with sliced avocado and spicy dried red chiles. Definitely a meal to make again, and I’m even happier because it was so easy.
    TimRogers 6 months ago
    very tasteful and filling. very good overall!!
    Emily M 6 months ago
    Reall good and it wasn’t to hard to make I feel like maybe it was a bit too much onion but overall really good. I would recommend.
    SuperCook 8 months ago
    It turned out a little bland. Next time we’ll add more jalapeños and spices
    Heather W. 8 months ago
    this needed more acidity. maybe more tomorrow?
    Garner 9 months ago
    It taste delicious I did look at a few of the alternative dishes below and adding the corn and cream was good! Will make again
    W 10 months ago
    Little reward for so much prep. Pretty bland. Not much different than your normal pasta bakes.
    This was PERFECT! I substituted heavy cream for the milk because I had it & didn’t want it to go bad. That was the BEST decision EVER!!! DEFINITELY a new regular for us!
    Jesse a year ago
    Everything worked out and it was enjoyed, but I like more heat.
    Brent Allred a year ago
    Good and filling I’d make it again
    marcus cooksey a year ago
    I used 1lb ground beef and 1/2lb Italian sausage. Turned out perfect!
    Michael Dow a year ago
    It was really good.Ill make it again
    N L a year ago
    Great dish for the family - simple and delish - will make again
    georgia a year ago
    My boyfriend and I really enjoyed this recipe, thank you
    Vicki 2 years ago
    Talk about comfort food! This is scrumptious. I’ll be making it often😊
    Kris 2 years ago
    It’s good but feels like something is missing?? I made it exactly as written. Maybe a spicy cheese would liven it up?. Husband and daughter both liked it a lot so I will make again with some tweaks.
    Pam Gordon 2 years ago
    Turned out great. Easy to make. I baked it instead of broiling it. Otherwise make it by the recipe. Will make again.
    Kelsey T. 2 years ago
    It turned out alright! I added corn to it and rotel instead of the roasted tomatoes. Would have been so boring without the corn.
    Erika Ariel 2 years ago
    We did things a little different. We used slightly less cheese, angel hair pasta (which was cut into pieces about 3/4 of an inch long), Bison instead of beef, used two cans of diced tomatoes with green Chile, used a green Chile instead of a jalapeño, and skipped on the coriander. Once we served it, we had sour cream and salsa verde for the top. It was delicious! We loved it. I could definitely see adding corn and black beans to this.
    Nelson 2 years ago
    Not much flavor.Needed more cheese in sauce i think
    Jenn 2 years ago
    Not good. Think nachos but with noodles. We won’t be having this again.
    Healthy food 2 years ago
    It's so delicious I have tried the same recipe in my blog https://bhatoora.com/
    Donna D. 2 years ago
    It’s a new family favorite I used a can of Rotel Tomatoes instead of roasted tomatoes and it was great!
    Adam B. 2 years ago
    Delicious! We added a second can of fire roasted tomatoes, mushrooms and corn to give it a little extra flavor.
    Fletcher 2 years ago
    This was good, but I would not say amazing. We are going to try it again, but reduce the amount of meat and add corn and black beans.