Easy Crockpot Chili Mac Recipe

This tasty recipe will surely be your go-to when it comes to easy weeknight meals. It requires just a few minutes prep and there's no need to cook the meat in advance. Once you get home, you'll have a big pot of dinner ready and waiting!

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Things You'll Need

  • 1 lb ground beef (or ground turkey)

  • 1 cup chopped white onions

  • 1 can (15.5oz) kidney beans

  • 1 can (7oz) diced green chilies

  • 1 can (14.5oz) fire roasted diced tomatoes

  • 1 (6oz) can tomato paste

  • 1 packet taco seasoning

  • 1 cup beef broth

  • 2 cups elbow macaroni

  • Garnishes (grated cheese, cilantro, chopped onions)

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Step 1

Add the ground beef, onion, kidney beans, green chilies, tomatoes, tomato paste and chili seasoning to a slow cooker, then stir to combine. Cook on low for 8 hours, stirring occasionally if possible.

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Step 2

Stir in the beef broth and macaroni. Continue to slow cook for 15 minutes. If using cooked noodles, omit the beef broth.

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Step 3

Ladle into bowls and top with garnishes of choice. Enjoy!

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