Chili Mac in white bowl with jalapenos on top

Easy Chili Mac

This Easy Chili Mac recipe comes together in less than 30 minutes with simple ingredients and can be made on the stovetop or crock pot!
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Keyword chili mac recipe, chili recipe
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 8 servings
Calories 533kcal
Author Jessica Burgess


  • 1 lb ground beef
  • 1-2 cloves garlic (crushed)
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp pepper
  • 1 15 oz can Kidney Beans (drained and rinsed)
  • 1 15 oz can Pinto Beans (drained and rinsed)
  • 1 8oz can Tomato Sauce
  • 1 tsp Cumin
  • 2 Tbsp Chili Powder
  • 3 cups Shredded Sharp Cheddar Cheese
  • 1 lb Elbow Macaroni


  • Brown ground beef with salt pepper and garlic.
  • Add beans to ground beef and stir.
  • Add spices and stir.
  • Add sauce and stir. Allow to simmer on medium low heat.
  • Cook macaroni according to package directions. 
  • Add drained macaroni to Chili. Reduce heat to low. Add shredded cheese. Mix to incorporate. 
  • Scoop Chili Mac and Cheese into serving bowls. Garnish with your favorite 
    toppings and serve hot! Enjoy!


Please keep in mind that the nutritional information provided below is just a rough estimate and variations can occur depending on the specific ingredients used. 


Serving: 1serving | Calories: 533kcal | Carbohydrates: 44g | Protein: 28g | Fat: 27g | Saturated Fat: 14g | Cholesterol: 85mg | Sodium: 629mg | Potassium: 365mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 1020IU | Vitamin C: 0.1mg | Calcium: 337mg | Iron: 2.7mg