Arizona Skillet Dinner Recipe
2 tbsp vegetable oil
1 medium onion diced
1 medium green pepper diced
2 medium garlic clove
2 tbsp chili powder
1/2 tsp salt
1/2 tsp cumin seed, ground
32 oz tomatoes, canned
15 oz kidney beans, canned
8 oz macaroni, uncooked
2 oz monterrey jack, shredded
10 oz corn, frozen
Chop the onion and green pepper. Drain and rinse the canned beans.
Cook macaroni per instructions and drain. In a large skillet heat oil
over medium high heat. Add onion, green pepper, garlic, chili powder,
salt and cumin; saute for about 4 minutes until vegetables are
tender. Stir in the tomatoes (undrained) breaking them with a spoon.
Add kidney beans and corn (already thawed); bring to a boil. Reduce
heat to simmer and continue cooking for 15 minutes stirring
occasionally. Toss in cooked macaroni. Sprinkle with the shredded
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