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One Pot Chili Mac and Cheese is an easy dinner recipe kids will love and it's filled with cheesy saucy goodness and made in just one pot! chili | ground beef | easy | dinner | recipe | cheese | mac and cheese | fun for kids | #swirlsofflavor
One Pot Chili Mac and Cheese
Prep Time
5 mins
Cook Time
15 mins
 
One Pot Chili Mac and Cheese is an easy dinner recipe kids will love and it's filled with cheesy saucy goodness and made in just one pot!
Course: Main Course
Servings: 4
Author: Gwynn Galvin
Ingredients
  • 1 lb. ground beef
  • 1/2 cup chopped onion
  • 1 Tbs. chili powder
  • 1 tsp. ground cumin
  • 1 tsp. paprika
  • 1/2 tsp. kosher salt
  • 2 1/2 cups chicken or beef broth
  • 8 ounces shell pasta
  • 1 (14.5 ounces ) can diced tomatoes
  • 1 (8 ounces) can tomato sauce
  • 2 cups shredded cheddar cheese, divided
  • 1 Tbs. chopped parsley
Instructions
  1. Cook ground beef, onion, chili powder, cumin, paprika and salt in large skillet with deep side until beef is browned.
  2. Add broth, pasta, diced tomatoes with their juices and tomato sauce and bring to a boil. Cook 12 minutes or until pasta is al dente.
  3. Reduce heat to medium and add 1 1/2 cups cheese, stirring until cheese is melted and a sauce has formed.
  4. Top with remaining 1/2 cup cheese and chopped parsley.

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