Easy Chili Mac and Cheese

This is comfort food at its best.  This dish was inspired by one of my favorite quick weeknight meals – Spicy Chicken Mac.  I love everything about that dish and decided I needed to make a beef version.  We love chili at our house, so I went with an easy Chili Mac.

This was delicious.  It only takes a few minutes to make and it is all in one skillet.  Yay for easy clean up!  This very filling and hit the spot on a cold night.  We served this with some Cheesy Biscuits to complete the meal.  This is also good reheated.

Chili Mac
(Printable Recipe)

1 lb ground beef
1 can Rotel tomatoes
1 can chili beans
1 packet chili seasoning
2/3 cup water
1 box Velveeta shells and cheese

In a large skillet, brown ground beef.  Drain fat and return to skillet.  A macaroni, chili seasoning,  tomatoes, and water. Mix well.

Bring to boil and reduce heat to medium-low.

Cover and simmer 9 to 10 minutes or until macaroni is tender. Stir in cheese sauce from mac and cheese package and chili beans until well blended. Cook about 5 minutes, until beans are heated.

 Top with shredded cheese and sour cream, if desired.

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  1. Looks yummy Steph. What a perfect dish for a cold winters night. Easy, fast and delicious….now that makes it even better! The family will love this!!

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