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Instant Pot Chili Mac

 
Instant Pot Chili Mac
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One serving costs about $2.64 One serving costs about $2.64

$2.64 per serving

2 people like this recipe

2 likes

This recipe is ready in 14 minutes

Ready in 14 minutes

6 super bowl side dish,lunch,main course,main dish,dinner American
spoonacular Score:73%

Spoonacular Score: 73%

 

If you want to add more American recipes to your recipe box, Instant Pot Chili Mac might be a recipe you should try. One serving contains 547 calories, 38g of protein, and 20g of fat. This recipe serves 6. For $2.64 per serving, this recipe covers 32% of your daily requirements of vitamins and minerals. It works well as a rather inexpensive main course. It is perfect for The Super Bowl. If you have bell pepper, chicken broth, onion, and a few other ingredients on hand, you can make it. 1 person were glad they tried this recipe. From preparation to the plate, this recipe takes around 14 minutes. It is brought to you by Pink When. All things considered, we decided this recipe deserves a spoonacular score of 0%. This score is improvable. If you like this recipe, you might also like recipes such as Instant Pot Chili Mac, Instant Pot Chili Mac and Cheese, and Instant Pot Chili Mac and Cheese + VIDEO.

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This beautiful wine is wonderfully consistent vintage after vintage. We receive superior Chenin Blanc fruit from the Wilson Ranch in Clarksburg, allowing us to produce an expressive, nuanced and delicious wine. At first swirl, aromatics of white pear, pineapple and banana spring forward from the glass. On the palate, the wine is refreshing with flavors of ripe tangerine and peaches. The mouthfeel is lively, but rich and has a subtle creaminess. 100% stainless steel fermentation guarantees the fresh fruit character fans of this wine have come to appreciate over the years. This is the quintessential summer sipper and the perfect wine to pair with fresh oysters!

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Ingredients

Servings:
1 Tbsp
1 Tbsp olive oil
olive oil
1 lb
1 lb lean ground beef
lean ground beef
1 medium
1 medium onion
onion
1 medium
1 medium red bell pepper
red bell pepper
0.5 tsps
0.5 tsps cayenne pepper
cayenne pepper
1 tsp
1 tsp garlic powder
garlic powder
1 Tbsp
1 Tbsp cumin
cumin
1 Tbsp
1 Tbsp chili powder
chili powder
1 tsp
1 tsp black pepper
black pepper
1 tsp
1 tsp white pepper
white pepper
1 tsp
1 tsp oregano
oregano
3 cups
3 cups chicken broth
chicken broth
28 oz
28 oz tomatoes
tomatoes
14 oz
14 oz canned red kidney beans
canned red kidney beans
2 cups
2 cups jack cheese
jack cheese
2 cups
2 cups elbow macaroni
elbow macaroni
1 Tbsp olive oil
1 Tbsp
olive oil
1 lb lean ground beef
1 lb
lean ground beef
1 medium onion
1 medium
onion
1 medium red bell pepper
1 medium
red bell pepper
0.5 tsps cayenne pepper
0.5 tsps
cayenne pepper
1 tsp garlic powder
1 tsp
garlic powder
1 Tbsp cumin
1 Tbsp
cumin
1 Tbsp chili powder
1 Tbsp
chili powder
1 tsp black pepper
1 tsp
black pepper
1 tsp white pepper
1 tsp
white pepper
1 tsp oregano
1 tsp
oregano
3 cups chicken broth
3 cups
chicken broth
28 oz tomatoes
28 oz
tomatoes
14 oz canned red kidney beans
14 oz
canned red kidney beans
2 cups jack cheese
2 cups
jack cheese
2 cups elbow macaroni
2 cups
elbow macaroni

Equipment

pressure cooker
pressure cooker
instant pot
instant pot
pressure cooker
pressure cooker
instant pot
instant pot


Instructions

Read the detailed instructions on Pink When

Price Breakdown

Cost per Serving: $2.88
Ingredient
1 tablespoon olive oil
1 pound lean ground beef
1 medium onion
1 medium red bell pepper
½ teaspoons cayenne pepper
1 teaspoon garlic powder
1 tablespoon cumin
1 tablespoon chili powder
1 teaspoon black pepper
1 teaspoon white pepper
1 teaspoon oregano
3 cups chicken broth
28 ounces tomatoes
14 ounces canned red kidney beans
2 cups jack cheese
2 cups elbow macaroni
Price
$0.17
$6.54
$0.24
$0.60
$0.10
$0.09
$0.40
$0.34
$0.06
$0.26
$0.05
$2.27
$2.33
$0.71
$2.50
$0.60
$17.27

Tips

Health Tips

  • Some bouillon/stock products contain gluten, some don't. If you are following a gluten-free diet, always read product labels carefully.

  • Lycopene, the chemical in tomatoes that makes them red (and healthy), is fat soluble. This means eating tomatoes with a fat — say, avocado or olive oil?improves the body's ability to absorb the lycopene. Don't hesitate to include some healthy fats in this dish to get the most health benefits from the tomatoes!

  • You can choose lean ground beef or switch to ground turkey or ground bison if you prefer less fatty meat.

  • If you prefer lean meat but want to switch it up, try ground turkey, pork, or even bison!

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Price Tips

  • If you find meat (especially grassfed and/or organic meat!) on sale, stock up and freeze it. Ground meat will stay good 3-4 months, while steaks, chops, etc., will be fine for at least 4 months.

  • The price of ground beef is going up. Beans and lentils, on the other hand, are both cheap and filling. Depending on the recipe, you might be able to add beans or lentils to stretch out your beef.

Cooking Tips

  • Make sure you cook ground meat thoroughly. Grinding meat creates a lot of surface area that bacteria can grow on, so eating undercooked ground meat poses a real health risk.

  • If you're using olive oil to cook at high temperatures, make sure that the olive oil you're using has a high smoke point because heating an oil past its smoke point can ruin the flavor and even release harmful compounds into your dish. Many people recommend saving extra-virgin olive oil for cold dishes or for adding the finishing touch to a warm dish. You could also use canola oil, coconut oil, or another good high-temperature oil to be on the safe side.

  • You should not store your onions with your potatoes because the gases they emit will make each other spoil faster. For more information about selecting and storing onions, check out this lesson about onions in the academy.

  • To keep your eyes from stinging and watering while cutting onions, trying popping the onion in the freezer for 15 minutes before you plan to start cooking. Chilling the onion slows the release of the enzyme responsible for teary eyes.

  • get more cooking tips

Green Tips

  • Bell peppers are unfortunately on the "dirty dozen" list compiled by the Environmental Working Group (EWG). You might want to buy them organic when you can.

  • Tomatoes, especially cherry tomatoes, should be bought organic when possible. Moreover, buying tomatoes from your local farmers' market when they are in season is going to make your dish much, much tastier, not to mention more eco-friendly. In fact, we recommend using canned — or better yet, jarred?tomato products when tomatoes aren't in season instead of buying imported or greenhouse-grown tomatoes.

  • Choose organic, grassfed beef whenever possible. If you're worried about your grocery budget, try eating a few vegetarian meals so you can afford better meat!

Disclaimer

Nutritional Information

Quickview
546 Calories
37g Protein
19g Total Fat
55g Carbs
32% Health Score
Limit These
Calories
546
27%

Fat
19g
30%

  Saturated Fat
9g
60%

Carbohydrates
55g
19%

  Sugar
7g
9%

Cholesterol
80mg
27%

Sodium
886mg
39%

Get Enough Of These
Protein
37g
75%

Selenium
49µg
71%

Vitamin C
53mg
65%

Phosphorus
545mg
55%

Manganese
1mg
51%

Vitamin A
2490IU
50%

Zinc
6mg
44%

Calcium
362mg
36%

Vitamin B3
7mg
36%

Vitamin B12
2µg
34%

Vitamin B6
0.68mg
34%

Fiber
8g
33%

Potassium
1104mg
32%

Iron
5mg
30%

Magnesium
98mg
25%

Vitamin B2
0.42mg
25%

Copper
0.46mg
23%

Vitamin K
20µg
19%

Folate
69µg
17%

Vitamin E
2mg
16%

Vitamin B1
0.23mg
15%

Vitamin B5
1mg
11%

Vitamin D
0.3µg
2%

covered percent of daily need

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