"Chili and Cheddar Bow Tie Casserole Recipe"
Source: © Cooking Light Magazine
courtesy of Cooking.com
6 servings (serving size: 1 1/3 cups) ---
If you don't have farfalle, substitute ziti, rigatoni, or even
1 (7-ounce) can chipotle chiles in adobo sauce
1 tablespoon butter
1 cup chopped red bell pepper
1/2 cup diced Canadian bacon (about 2 ounces)
1 cup thinly sliced green onions
2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon chili powder
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
2 1/4 cups 2% reduced-fat milk
2 cups (8 ounces) shredded reduced-fat sharp cheddar cheese, divided
2 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro
8 cups hot cooked farfalle (bow tie pasta) or other short pasta
Preheat oven to 400 degrees F.
Remove 1 teaspoon adobo sauce and 1 chile from canned chiles; mince
the chile. Place remaining sauce and chiles in a zip-top plastic
bag; freeze for another use.
Melt butter in a large Dutch oven over medium-high heat. Add bell
pepper and bacon; sauté 4 minutes. Add onions; sauté
1 minute. Stir in the adobo sauce, minced chile, flour, chili powder,
salt, and cumin; cook 1 minute. Gradually add milk; cook until thick
and bubbly (about 4 minutes), stirring constantly with a whisk.
Remove from heat. Gradually add 1 1/2 cups cheese and cilantro,
stirring until cheese melts. Add pasta to pan; toss well.
Spoon the pasta mixture into an 11 x 7-inch baking dish coated
with cooking spray. Sprinkle 1/2 cup cheese over pasta mixture.
Bake at 400 degrees F for 15 minutes or until browned.
Recipe reprinted by permission of © Cooking Light Magazine.
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6 servings (serving size: 1 1/3 cups)
Facts per Serving
Calories: 369 Fat: 12g Carbohydrates: 43g
Cholesterol: 44mg Sodium: 758mg Protein: 23g
Fiber: 3g % Cal. from Fat: 29% % Cal. from Carbs: 47%
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