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Chili Cheese Dog Casserole

1 lb. lean ground beef, chicken or turkey

2 jars Gia Russa Chili Starter

salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste

1 box Gia Russa Elbow Macaroni

1 (16 oz.) package hot dogs, cut into bite-size pieces

1/2 cup chopped onions

2 Tbsp. prepared mustard

2 cups shredded Cheddar cheese

1/2 cup Gia Russa Parmesan Cheese

3 Tbsp. parsley flakes

Preheat oven to 350º.

Cook pasta according to package directions. Meanwhile, brown ground beef in skillet. Season with salt and pepper to taste. Add 1 jar Gia Russa Chili Starter to meat and simmer for 5 minutes.

In large bowl, add cooked pasta and remaining jar of Gia Russa Chili Starter. Add meat mixture, hot dogs and onions to the pasta. Transfer to a casserole dish that has been coated with nonstick cooking spray. Squirt the mustard over mixture and sprinkle with cheese. Cover and bake for 30 minutes. Uncover during the last 5 to 10 minutes. Remove from oven and garnish with Gia Russa Parmesan Cheese and parsley flakes.

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