Easy Chili Mac Recipe

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Julie Pedersen Modified: April 21, 2022
Easy Chili Mac Recipe

How To Make Easy Chili Mac

This homemade chili made of macaroni that is baked in creamy sauce is probably the easiest, most savory family-friendly meal you’ll ever try.

Preparation: 20 minutes
Cooking: 35 minutes
Total: 55 minutes



  • 1lbground beef
  • 1medium onion,chopped
  • 1green bell pepper,chopped
  • 14½ozMexi or chili-style stewed tomatoes,(1 can) undrained
  • ½cupwater
  • 2tbspHomemade Taco Seasoning,or 1 packet of taco seasoning mix
  • 2cupselbow macaroni,or small shells
  • 2cupscheddar cheese,shredded, divided


  1. Cook the pasta two minutes shy of the package instructions, rinse and let cool.

  2. In a large skillet, cook ground beef, onion, and green pepper over medium heat 5 minutes, or until beef is no longer pink; drain.

  3. Stir in tomatoes, water and taco seasoning.

  4. Simmer 10 minutes, stirring occasionally.

  5. Add pasta back into pot, stir well to combine and cook for 2 minutes.

  6. Add in cheese, stir well and serve.


  • Calories: 531.86kcal
  • Fat: 30.75g
  • Saturated Fat: 14.39g
  • Trans Fat: 1.41g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 10.49g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 1.31g
  • Carbohydrates: 33.36g
  • Fiber: 3.44g
  • Sugar: 4.36g
  • Protein: 29.16g
  • Cholesterol: 98.56mg
  • Sodium: 621.53mg
  • Calcium: 347.31mg
  • Potassium: 535.65mg
  • Iron: 2.69mg
  • Vitamin A: 135.93µg
  • Vitamin C: 25.57mg
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