Cheddar Melt Chili
Prep time: 5 minutes
Start to finish: 30 minutes
- 1 lb. ground beef
- 3 cups hot water
- 1 package hamburger helper cheddar cheese melt
- 1 cup salsa
- 1/2 cup milk
- 1/4 to 1/2 tsp. chili powder
- 2 cans (15oz. each) spicy chili beans in sauce, undrained
- 1/3 cup milk
Cook beef in dutch oven over medium high heat stirring occasionally, until brown, drain.
Stir in hot water, uncooked pasta, sauce mix, salsa, 1/2 cup milk, the chili powder and beans. Heat to boiling, stirring frequently.
Reduce heat; cover and simmer 12 - 14 minutes stirring occasionally, until pasta is tender. Meanwhile, stir topping mix and 1/3 cup milk in bowl 30 seconds; set aside.
Remove chili from heat; stir. Pour topping evenly over chili, or spoon over each serving.