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Skillet-Baked Tex Mex Macaroni

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“In ‘Pasta Revolution’ by ATK”
READY IN:
1hr
SERVES:
4
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Adjust oven rack to middle position and heat oven to 475 degrees.
  2. Heat oil in large ovensafe nonstick skillet over medium heat until shimmering.
  3. Add onion and bell pepper and cook until softened, 5-7 minutes.
  4. Stir in garlic, chili powder, and cayenne and cook until fragrant, about 30 seconds.
  5. Stir in beef, breaking up meat with wooden spoon, and cook until no longer pink, about 1 minute.
  6. Stir in water, tomato sauce, and pasta.
  7. Cover and increase heat to med-high, and cook at vigorous simmer, stirring often, until pasta is tender, 9-12 minutes.
  8. Off heat, stir in corn, chiles, and 1 cup cheese and season with salt and pepper to taste.
  9. Sprinkle remaining 1 cup cheese evenly over top.
  10. Transfer skillet to oven and bake until cheese has melted and browned, 10-15 minutes.
  11. Sprinkle with cilantro and serve.

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