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Quick and Easy Chili Mac


Quick and Easy Chili Mac

Quick and Easy Chili Mac

Photo: Diana Rattray
This chili mac recipe is a quick and easy meal to prepare, and your family will love it. This chili mac is great with cornbread or biscuits on the side, and a tossed salad would be great with the dish. 

Prep Time: 10 minutes

Cook Time: 35 minutes

Total Time: 45 minutes

Yield: Serves 4


  • 8 ounces elbow macaroni
  • 1 can (10 3/4 ounces) cheddar cheese soup
  • 1 can (16 to 20 ounces) beef and bean chili
  • 1 1/2 cups shredded cheddar of mexican blend of cheeses
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • salt, to taste


Cook macaroni following package directions. Drain in a colander and rinse with hot water. In a medium saucepan over medium heat, combine the soup and chili; stir in about half of the cheese, pepper, and salt, to taste. Cook, stirring, just until the sauce begins to bubble. Add the drained macaroni to the sauce mixture and blend well.

Heat oven to 350°. Lightly grease a 2-quart casserole of spray with nonstick cooking spray.

Spoon macaroni mixture into the prepared baking dish and top with the remaining cheese. Bake for 15 to 20 minutes, or until hot and bubbly, and cheese has melted.

Serves 4.

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