Vegetarian Chili Mac
By Fitness and Freebies
Use a macaroni and cheese dinner, a can of kidney beans, diced tomatoes and a delicious chili powder for the kick that pulls this tasty dish together in a snap.
There is a nutrional bonus in this recipe! Tomatoes with vitamin C make this a tempting recipe in terms of taste and good nutrition.
Beans are low fat and a good source of protein, fiber and iron. You can also use canned pinto or black beans instead of kidney beans for this recipe.
1 package (7-1/4 oz.) macaroni and cheese dinner
1 cup canned kidney beans, drained, rinsed
1 cup canned diced tomatoes
1 teaspoon chili powder
Prepare Dinner as directed on package.
Add remaining ingredients; cook until thoroughly heated, stirring occasionally.
Roll up tortillas and secure with toothpicks. Bake 10 to 12 minutes or until cheese is melted.
Nutrition information per serving:
Recipe makes 4 servings
Calories 370: Total fat 14 g; Saturated fat 3.5 g; Cholesterol 10 mg; Sodium 890 mg; Carbohydrate 49 g; Dietary fiber 4 g; Protein 13g
Diet Exchange: 3 Starch,1 Meat (L), 2 Fat
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