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Chili Macaroni and Cheese Recipe

User Rating 5 Star Rating (2 Reviews)


This easy slow cooker macaroni and cheese is made into a flavorful, hearty slow cooker meal with ground beef.


  • 1 to 1 1/2 pounds ground chuck, browned and drained well
  • 2 cans (14.5 oz each) diced tomatoes with juice
  • 1 can tomato paste (6 oz)
  • 1 envelope taco seasoning mix
  • 2 teaspoons ground cumin
  • 1 can (15oz) beans (pinto w/jalapenos, black, etc.)
  • 1 1/2 cups frozen corn kernels, or 1 (16oz) can whole kernel corn, drained
  • 1/2 cup chopped green pepper
  • 2 tablespoons instant tapioca
  • 1 package macaroni and cheese or shells and cheese, deluxe type
  • salt and pepper to taste


Combine first 9 ingredients in a 3 1/2-quart or larger Crock Pot; cover and cook on low 6 to 8 hours. Cook macaroni and cheese according to package directions and combine with Crock Pot mixture (may need a separate large bowl). Add salt and pepper as desired.
Serves 6 to 8.

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 5 out of 5
, Member Julsmom

This was a great meal! My husband loved it as well! I didn't add the beans because he doesn't like beans but other then that I would make it again!

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