One Pot Chili Mac and Cheese Recipe | Yummly

One Pot Chili Mac and Cheese

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  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 2 cloves garlic (minced)
  • 1 onion (diced)
  • 8 ounces ground beef
  • 4 cups chicken broth
  • 14.5 ounces diced tomatoes
  • 3/4 cup white kidney beans (canned, drained and rinsed)
  • 3/4 cup kidney beans (canned, drained and rinsed)
  • 2 teaspoons chili powder
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons cumin
  • kosher salt
  • freshly ground black pepper
  • 10 ounces pasta (elbows)
  • 3/4 cup shredded cheddar cheese
  • 2 tablespoons fresh parsley leaves (chopped)
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    NutritionView More

    Sodium20% DV470mg
    Fat37% DV24g
    Protein84% DV43g
    Carbs30% DV89g
    Fiber40% DV10g
    Calories720Calories from Fat220
    Total Fat24g37%
    Saturated Fat8g40%
    Trans Fat0.5g
    Calories from Fat220
    Total Carbohydrate89g30%
    Dietary Fiber10g40%
    Vitamin A30%
    Vitamin C60%

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


    Bridget Steimel 2 months ago
    Was good, but will add additional can of tomatoes or some tomato paste for color and flavor next time
    Bailey 2 months ago
    Eh. It’s okay, nothing special.
    Milliman 5 months ago
    I doubled most of the ingredients, except 4x the beans (I like my chili beany). I only did half again as much liquid and wish I had only used4 cups. I also added 2 cups of cheese and think it could have used more. Although less liquid could have also made it taste like Mac and cheese. I will try again with a few more tweaks.
    SmartHomeChef 6 months ago
    Yummy comfort food! Kinda doubled by using 2 cans of beans, full lb of beef, 16oz of noodles, added a can of tomatoes with chilies, 1 jalapeño and some green pepper. Seasoned with a chili packet (yes, I cheated) and added a bit more cumin, oregano, and chili powder instead of what was listed. But did NOT add more liquid. Almost a casserole consistency but we loved it! More than enough for 8 generous servings
    Martine G. 6 months ago
    Fantastic for kids and adults. I’m a cheater - I used McCormicks chili mix instead of listed spices. Grrrreat!
    Jim S. 6 months ago
    it was very good, but next time I'll add a bit more salt, and experiment with different cheeses.
    Michelle C. 6 months ago
    Made it and followed recipe. Came out really good the only thing that I changed was the amount of cheese I added more then they asked. Would make again
    Barbie T. 7 months ago
    Very well. I am using what I have which was ditalini pasta rather than macaroni. Still an easy fix.
    Rebecca Dye 7 months ago
    I added a touch of cilantro and served it with warm cornbread. So good!
    Kim S. 9 months ago
    Good. Had to put in a comment to see the instructions.
    Jeanie 10 months ago
    I loved this! I didn't add anything to it but some of the recommendations in other reviews sound good to bring out different flavor profiles. The only thing I will change making this again would be to not add the cheese. I would add it to the top when it's served - if at all.
    Daniella Lobo 10 months ago
    I thought it was pretty flavorful ! Maybe is because I’m not a big fan of spiced and spicy food. I did use vegetable stock instead of the chicken stock and used almost 2 6 oz can of tomato paste. Yummy !
    Peggy B. a year ago
    This was great. Per some of the recommendations I added chopped green chilies, a 1/4 tsp of ground red pepper, 1/4 paprika, and a 1/4 tsp of oregano. I doubled the recipe so I didn’t waste beans and pasta but kept only 1 onion. And I added an extra tsp and a half of chili pepper and a extra tsp of cumin (remember I doubled the recipe). It was plenty spice enough and a big hit. I don’t have kids so didn’t have to worry about this being kid-friendly.
    Shirley Kovac a year ago
    It was yummy. Used more spices and taco spice and added two types of cheese did half the tomatoes and cut the onions large to take out at the end before serving and added extra salt and pepper
    Sue R. a year ago
    I added a can of green chilies-added flavor not spice.
    Hello Ang a year ago
    Delicious and yummy! Add chilies or jalapeños
    Sommer a year ago
    This dish is easy to make. The only problem is lack of flavoring, much like the other reviewers have said. I even added an entire chili seasoning packet while it was simmering and still it wasn't overly flavorful. If I make this again, I will follow other suggestions to add more texture as well: corn, celery, green peppers, etc. I think maybe that could help add to the flavor. This recipe isn't doomed, but I think it needs some adjustments in seasoning and texture.
    i added some taco seasoning for a little added flavor
    Jenn a year ago
    Came out just ok. Tasted bland and seemed to be missing something. Would be willing to make again with adjustments and additions. Great base recipe.
    Tina a year ago
    Very good I love that they mix the white and red kidney beans
    Sheridan a year ago
    Big hit with my girls, just had to tone down the chilli for little taste buds :)
    Ryan a year ago
    Turned out great! Would make it again!
    Julie Knight a year ago
    We enjoyed it🙂 I put 2 1/2 cups of chicken stock,full tin of 400g of beans and i didnt have a tin of toms so i diced 4 fresh ones.I also used 500g mince.Glad i didn't use 1ltr of stock as it would have been too much so thanks to the previous reviewer for that comment. Would make again😊
    Danaé Lankhorst a year ago
    Nice dish, but don’t follow this recipe too much. I eyeballed it but basically add less water, and more of everything else. Some corn really adds some extra flavour too!
    Rita a year ago
    It was liked by all. We would make it again.
    Thomas a year ago
    This easy one pot meal was really good. I added a can of chili with no beans to as it was not meaty enough for my family. Other than that it was perfect. Will definitely make it again.
    Busack 2 years ago
    Needed a heavy hand with the spice, but overall very good!
    Angie Mays 2 years ago
    needs something. it was pretty bland. i didn't change anything.
    Jenny 2 years ago
    I added a lot more pasta than called for for the kids Next time I would add veggies like celery carrots and corn and probably more chilli spices and more cheese
    Leila 2 years ago
    Very tasty, made 3 times in a month