Chili Mac

Number of Servings: 8 (442 g)
Active Time: 30 min.
Total Time: 45 min.
Chili Mac

You can feed a crowd with this hearty, comforting recipe or you can portion the unbaked mixture off into a freezer bag for quick meals for one or two.


  • 12 oz. whole-grain rotini
  • 2 Tbsp. olive oil
  • 2 cups onion, chopped
  • 2 Tbsp. garlic, minced
  • 1 lb. mushrooms, chopped
  • 2 cups bell pepper, chopped
  • 20 oz. lean ground turkey
  • 4 tsp. cumin
  • 2 tsp. oregano
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • 1 tsp. paprika
  • 1 tsp. chili powder
  • 1 tsp. pepper
  • ¼ tsp. ground red pepper
  • 4 cups Guiding Stars-worthy marinara sauce
  • 2 cups no-salt-added kidney beans, rinsed and drained
  • 4 oz. extra-sharp cheddar cheese, shredded


  1. Preheat oven to 350°F.
  2. Cook pasta according to package directions.
  3. While pasta is cooking, heat oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Add onion, garlic, mushrooms, and bell pepper. Cook until almost soft (8-10 minutes).
  4. Add turkey and stir, breaking up, until fully cooked (5-6 minutes).
  5. Add spices and marinara sauce and bring to a boil. Stir in pasta and beans.
  6. Coat a large baking dish with non-stick cooking spray, spread mixture in pan and top with cheese. Bake until cheese is melted and lightly toasted (10-15 minutes).

Nutrition Facts

8 servings per container

Serving Size 442 g

Amount per serving
Calories 545
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 21.5g 27%
Saturated Fat 5.5g 30%
Trans Fat 0g
Polyunsaturated Fat 3g
Monounsaturated Fat 5.5g
Cholesterol 68mg 23%
Sodium 780mg 34%
Total Carbohydrate 64g 23%
Dietary Fiber 14g 50%
Total Sugars 11g
Includes 0g Added Sugars 0%
Sugar Alcohol 0g
Other Carbohydrate 10g
Protein 31g
Vitamin D 0.4mcg 0%
Calcium 265.1mg 20%
Iron 5.7mg 35%
Potassium 865mg 20%
Vitamin A 221.8mcg 25%
Vitamin C 71.4mg 80%
Vitamin E 1mg 6%
Vitamin K 11.4mcg 10%
Thiamin 0.6mg 50%
Riboflavin 0.6mg 45%
Niacin 15.1mg 90%
Vitamin B6 0.6mg 35%
Folate 137.7mcg 34%
Vitamin B12 0.9mcg 40%
Biotin 10.5mcg 35%
Chloride 55.1mg 2%
Pantothenate 1.8mg 40%
Phosphorus 432mg 35%
Iodine 2.9mcg 2%
Magnesium 88.7mg 20%
Zinc 4.4mg 35%
Selenium 23.8mcg 45%
Copper 0.4mg 45%
Manganese 1.6mg 70%
Chromium 0.1mcg 0%
Molybdenum 39.9mcg 90%

* The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.


Marinara Sauce (tomato Strips, Crushed Tomatoes, Water, Pure Olive Oil, Canola Oil, Fresh Garlic, Fresh Onion, Spice Mix And Citric Acid (acidifier)), Ground Turkey, Mushrooms, No Salt Added Kidney Beans, Whole Grain Rotini (whole Grain Durum Wheat Flour), Onion, Green Pepper, Shredded Extra Sharp Cheddar Cheese (cheddar Cheese (pasteurized Milk, Cheese Culture, Salt, Enzymes, Annatto (vegetable Color)), Potato Starch And Powdered Cellulose (to Prevent Caking), Natamycin (a Natural Mold Inhibitor)), Olive Oil, Garlic, Cumin, Salt, Chili Powder, Paprika, Black Pepper, Oregano, Ground Red Pepper.

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