Chili with Ziti


Chili served over ziti pasta.

Prep Time:
15 mins
Cook Time:
30 mins
Total Time:
45 mins
6 servings


  • 1 ½ pounds lean ground beef

  • 1 onion, finely chopped

  • 1 clove garlic, minced

  • 1 (8 ounce) can tomato sauce

  • 2 tablespoons chili powder

  • ½ teaspoon dried oregano, crushed

  • ½ teaspoon ground cinnamon

  • 1 (15 ounce) can kidney beans, drained

  • ½ cup water

  • salt and pepper to taste

  • 16 ounces dry ziti pasta

  • 1 cup shredded Cheddar cheese


  1. In a medium pot over medium heat, brown the ground beef, onion and garlic until the meat is no longer pink; drain fat.

  2. Pour in tomato sauce, chili powder, oregano and cinnamon; mix thoroughly. Pour in kidney beans and water; stir well. Salt and pepper to taste. Simmer on low for 30 minutes.

  3. Bring a medium pot of lightly salted water to a boil. Pour in the ziti pasta and cook for 8 to 10 minutes or until al dente; drain.

  4. Serve the chili over the ziti and top with cheddar cheese.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

705 Calories
24g Fat
79g Carbs
42g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 6
Calories 705
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 24g 30%
Saturated Fat 11g 53%
Cholesterol 100mg 33%
Sodium 713mg 31%
Total Carbohydrate 79g 29%
Dietary Fiber 8g 27%
Total Sugars 10g
Protein 42g
Vitamin C 5mg 27%
Calcium 243mg 19%
Iron 6mg 36%
Potassium 665mg 14%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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