This Easy Cheesy Chili Mac is the perfect one pan, 30 minute meal! An easy family friendly dinner perfect for busy weeknights!
One of the most popular recipes on this site is this Easy Taco Mac. It is a one pan dinner that is loaded with flavor and ready in under 30 minutes. Because of the simple ingredients and easy clean up, making taco mac in one skillet is the perfect solution to busy weeknights!
I’ve got another easy cheesy pasta dinner for you today. This super Easy Cheesy Chili Mac fits the bill perfectly. Similarly, it uses pantry staples you probably already have, packs a ton of flavor, and is ready in 30 minutes flat. Hallelujah!
Seems like weeknight meals are getting easier already, right? Right!
The Best Easy and Cheesy Chili Mac
Here are the ingredients you need:
- Ground beef (or ground turkey)
- Canned tomatoes with green chilis
- Canned or jarred tomato sauce
- Beef broth
- Elbow noodles
- Shredded cheddar cheese
- Spices: chili powder, oregano, cumin, garlic powder, and salt
How to Make Cheesy Chili Mac in 30 Minutes
Here are the simple steps to make Easy Cheesy Chili Mac:
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- 1 pound ground beef
- 1 (10 ounce) can tomatoes with green chilies
- 1 (8 ounce) can of tomato sauce
- 1 cup beef broth
- 1 cup milk
- 2 tablespoons chili powder
- 1 teaspoon oregano
- 1 teaspoon cumin
- 1 teaspoon garlic powder
- 1/2 teaspoon of salt
- 1 1/2 cup elbow noodles (I use Barilla gluten free elbows)
- 1 1/2 cup shredded cheddar cheese
In a large skillet brown the ground beef over medium heat, drain off any grease.
Add the undrained can of tomatoes with green chilies, broth, milk, tomato sauce and spices.
Increase heat to medium high until the mixture begins to simmer.
Stir in noodles and reduce heat to low, cover and allow to cook for 15-20 minutes.
When noodles are tender stir in shredded cheddar cheese.
**I used Barilla gluten free elbows and my cooking time is exactly 18 minutes
Also try my easy Taco Mac!
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Nutrition Information:Yield: 6 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 418Total Fat: 24gSaturated Fat: 11gTrans Fat: 1gUnsaturated Fat: 10gCholesterol: 99mgSodium: 1049mgCarbohydrates: 18gFiber: 2gSugar: 1gProtein: 32g
Other Easy Recipes
While this cheesy chili mac recipe isn’t keto, I have a ton that are! If you are new to Keto try my favorite Sausage Egg and Cheese Bites, they contain less than one net carb per bite and they are perfect for meal prep! One of my favorite easy low carb dinners is this One Pan Cabbage Casserole. It is so easy, cheesy and delicious, and it has less than 9 net carbs per serving. Some other favorites: Keto Chocolate Cookies, Pimento Cheese and Bacon Stuffed Peppers and Sausage and Cream Cheese Pinwheels!