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Chili Tortellini

Ingredients

  • 1 pound dry tortellini
  • 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 cup finely chopped onion
  • 2 tablespoons fresh minced garlic
  • 1 pound lean ground beef
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic salt
  • 32 ounces reduced sodium chicken broth
  • two 15 ounce cans beans, I used black and red beans, whatever you prefer
  • 15 ounce can Rotel diced tomatoes MILD version
  • 2 tablespoons ground cumin
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons chili powder
  • 1/2 cup fresh chopped cilantro

Directions

  1. Cook tortellini according to package directions. Heat olive oil into a large dutch oven over medium heat. Saute onion and garlic for about 5 minutes then brown beef until browned. Drain if necessary. Add broth, tomatoes, beans, cumin, chili powder and cilantro. Add cooked tortellini and heat for 10 minutes or until hot. Reduce heat to a low simmer until ready to serve.

Makes 8-10 Servings

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