One Pot Cheesy Chili Mac n Cheese

Diane Atherton


Two comfort foods in one (Chili and Mac n Cheese) Easy to make, easy cleanup. Hope you enjoy!


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20 Min
15 Min
Stove Top


  • 1 Tbsp
    olive oil
  • 1 medium
    onion, chopped
  • 2 clove
    garlic, minced
  • 1 1/2 lb
    ground beef
  • 1
    (32-oz) carton chicken broth
  • 1
    (14.5 oz) can diced tomatoes
  • 1
    (14-oz) can pinto beans, drained and rinsed
  • 1
    (14-oz) can black beans, drained and rinsed
  • 1 tsp
    oregano, dried
  • 1 Tbsp
    chili powder
  • 1 tsp
  • ·
    salt and pepper to taste
  • ·
    (10-oz) uncooked macaroni
  • 1 c
    velveeta cheese, diced
  • 1 c
    cheddar cheese, shredded
  • ·
    green onions, black olives, jalepeno peppers, optional for garnish

How to Make One Pot Cheesy Chili Mac n Cheese


  1. Heat olive oil in a Dutch Oven or large skillet over medium heat. Add onion and garlic, sauté until onions are translucent. Add ground beef and cook until browned.
  2. Stir in broth, tomatoes, beans and seasoning. Bring to slow boil; add macaroni, bring to boil and cover. Reduce heat, and simmer until macaroni is done, about 13 minutes. About 7 minutes after macaroni has been added, add Velveeta, stir until melted. Cover and continue cooking until macaroni is done. NOTE: Taste test in this step and add additional seasoning if desired.
  3. Remove from heat; top with cheddar cheese and cover to melt cheese (about 1 minute). Serve

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About One Pot Cheesy Chili Mac n Cheese

Course/Dish: Beef
Main Ingredient: Beef
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Quick & Easy

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