Chili Mac Recipe
Autumn is upon us, and what better way to embrace the crisp air and falling leaves than with a hearty and warming meal? Enter our star dish: Chili Mac. This soul-satisfying creation is comfort food at its finest, blending the richness of chili with the indulgent allure of macaroni and cheese. Whether you're huddled up for a cozy evening indoors or gearing up for a game day gathering, Chili Mac is a crowd-pleaser that never disappoints.
At the heart of this culinary adventure are the exceptional Mrs. Miller's Chili-Jalapeño Noodles. These aren't your average noodles; they bring a delightful kick of jalapeño spice to the table, elevating your Chili Mac to a whole new level of flavor. Mrs. Miller’s Chili-Jalapeño noodles provide a quick and easy Southwestern meal for your family.
As you take that first mouthwatering bite of your homemade Chili Mac featuring Mrs. Miller's Chili-Jalapeño Noodles, you'll know you've embarked on a culinary adventure tailor-made for autumn or game day gatherings. The warmth of chili, the creaminess of mac and cheese, and the boldness of jalapeño-infused noodles come together in perfect harmony.
So, roll up your sleeves, gather your ingredients, and let the aroma of this Chili Mac guide you to a mealtime experience that's as comforting as it is flavorful. Don't forget to share your creation with family and friends; after all, good food is meant to be shared and savored together. Happy cooking!
- Prep Time5 min
- Cook Time5 min
- Total Time10 min
- ½ Bag+ Mrs. Miller's Southwest Chili-Jalapeno Noodles
- 1 TBS Oil
- 1 lb Ground beef
- 1 Green Bell Pepper
- 1 Cup Onion, finely chopped
- 3 Cloves Garlic, finely minced
- 1 Can Pinto Beans
- 2 Cans Kidney Beans
- 1 (14.5 oz) Can Diced Tomatoes
- 1 (16 oz) Can Tomato Sauce
- 1 (1.25 oz) Packet Chili Seasoning (or make your own see below)
- 1 1/3 Cup Whole Milk
- 2 Cups Cheddar Cheese, Shredded
Homemade Chili Seasoning
- 1 TBS Chili Powder
- 1 tsp Ground Cumin
- 1/4 tsp Cayenne Pepper
- 1/4 tsp Garlic Powder
- 1/2 tsp Onion Powder
- 1 tsp Salt
- 1/4 tsp Black Pepper
Other Topping Suggestions
- Extra Cheese
- Sour Cream
- Green Onions
Cook beef in a non stick skillet over medium heat with a little bit of water until fully cooked and no pink.
Remove from heat and drain fat/grease.
Heat oil in a large nonstick pot over medium-high heat. Cook green peppers, and onion about 5 minutes until onion translucent. Add garlic and cook for 1 more minute.
Add cooked meat, beans, tomatoes, tomato sauce, chili seasoning, milk, half the cheddar cheese, and noodles.*
Mix, cover and cook for about 10 minutes over medium heat.
Then, uncover and cook for another 6-10 minutes.
Top off with the remaining cheddar cheese. Mix.
Garnish with roughly chopped fresh parsley and enjoy.
**Chili Mac Soup– Add 1-2 Cups Chicken or Beef Broth (low sodium) to thin it out into a soup consistency near the end and bring to a boil.