Chili Mac Recipe

Chili is an all time favorite classic recipe. Whether you are making it for the first time or are an expert a great recipe like this is chili mac going to ensure that you enjoy every bit of it
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Difficulty LevelEasyHealth IndexHealthy
Main IngredientInterest Group


 Elbow macaroni8 Ounce
 Ground beef1 Pound
 Onion1 Medium, minced
 Chili powder1 Teaspoon
 Salt1 Teaspoon
 Kidney beans1 Pound, can
 Cheddar cheese1 Cup (16 tbs), shredded
 Fat1 Tablespoon

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 758 Calories from Fat 288

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 32 g49.5%

Saturated Fat 13.3 g66.7%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 80.8 mg

Sodium 545.3 mg22.7%

Total Carbohydrates 78 g26.1%

Dietary Fiber 13.7 g54.8%

Sugars 4.6 g

Protein 41 g81.7%

Vitamin A 9.8% Vitamin C 10.8%

Calcium 24.7% Iron 37.5%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Cook macaroni according to package directions; drain and set aside.
Brush large skillet with small amount of fat; add ground beef and onion.
Cook until browned.
Add macaroni, 1 cup water, chili powder, salt and kidney beans.
Cover; simmer for 15 minutes, stirring occasionally.
Top with cheese; place over low heat until cheese melts.