One Pot Chili Mac Recipe

One Pot Chili Mac Recipe

How To Make One Pot Chili Mac

Save yourself time and cooking equipment with our delectable one pot chili mac! It’s rich, cheesy, and perfectly spicy for the best filling dinner meal.

Preparation: 10 minutes
Cooking: 20 minutes
Total: 30 minutes



  • 2tspolive oil
  • 1lbground beef,90% lean
  • ½cuponion,finely diced
  • 1tspgarlic,minced
  • 2tspchili powder
  • tspground cumin
  • 14½ozdiced tomatoes,undrained
  • 4cupsbeef broth
  • 8oztomato sauce
  • salt and pepper,to taste
  • 15ozdark red kidney beans,drained and rinsed
  • 10ozelbow macaroni
  • cupscheddar cheese,grated
  • cilantro,chopped, diced tomato and minced red onion, optional toppings


  1. Heat the olive oil in a large pot over medium high heat.

  2. Add the ground beef, then cook for 5 to 6 minutes, breaking up the meat with a spatula.

  3. Add the onion to the pot, then cook for an additional 2 to 3 minutes.

  4. Add the garlic and cook for 30 seconds.

  5. Toss in the chili powder, cumin, tomatoes, beef broth, tomato sauce, salt, pepper, kidney beans and macaroni to the pot. Stir to combine.

  6. Bring to a simmer, then cover the pot to cook for 12 to 13 minutes or until the pasta is tender.

  7. Uncover the pot, then cook for an additional 3 to 4 minutes.

  8. Sprinkle the cheese over the top of the pasta.

  9. Let simmer for 2 to 3 minutes or until cheese is melted.

  10. Top with cilantro, tomatoes and onion, if desired.

  11. Serve warm, and enjoy!


  • Calories: 787.40kcal
  • Fat: 28.15g
  • Saturated Fat: 11.66g
  • Trans Fat: 1.22g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 10.48g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 1.86g
  • Carbohydrates: 88.62g
  • Fiber: 15.28g
  • Sugar: 7.48g
  • Protein: 46.52g
  • Cholesterol: 81.73mg
  • Sodium: 1187.88mg
  • Calcium: 330.76mg
  • Potassium: 1927.42mg
  • Iron: 8.84mg
  • Vitamin A: 128.45µg
  • Vitamin C: 17.01mg
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