Written By

Renee Dalton

Date

Jul 25, 2023

Category

Slow Cooker Chili Mac

Delicious Slow Cooker Chili Mac: A Hearty Meal for the Whole Family

Are you looking for a delicious dinner idea that requires minimal effort and will leave your family craving more? Look no further; we have the perfect recipe for you – Slow Cooker Chili Mac! This delightful combination of chili and macaroni is comforting and flavorful, making it an instant hit at the dinner table. So, please put on your apron, and let’s get cooking!

 

 

Tools:

 

Ingredients:

  • 2 lbs of ground beef
  • 1 medium onion, diced
  • 46 oz can of tomato juice
  • 28 oz can of diced tomatoes
  • 3 celery ribs, diced
  • 3 Tbsp brown sugar
  • 2 Tbsp chili powder
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp prepared mustard
  • 1/4 tsp pepper
  • 15 oz can of kidney beans, rinsed and drained
  • 1 cup uncooked elbow macaroni

 

Instructions:

Browning the Beef Start by cooking the ground beef and chopped onions over medium heat in a large skillet until the meat is no longer pink. Once cooked, drain any excess grease from the beef and onions.

Combine the Ingredients in the Slow Cooker. It’s time to add the tomato juice and diced tomatoes, giving the chili its luscious tomato base. Toss in the chopped celery, brown sugar, chili powder, salt, mustard, pepper, and kidney beans. Transfer the cooked beef and onions to your slow cooker. Stir everything together to ensure all the flavors meld together.

Let the Magic Happen. Cover the slow cooker with its lid and set it on low heat. Allow the Crockpot Chili Mac to cook and simmer for 6 to 8 hours. The flavors will develop during this time, creating a mouthwatering aroma filling your kitchen and making everyone impatiently await dinner time.

Adding the Macaroni. Gently stir in the uncooked elbow macaroni, making sure it’s evenly distributed throughout the chili. Let it cook for the remaining hour, allowing the pasta to absorb all the delicious flavors from the chili.

The Finishing Touch, Ladle this delectable mixture into bowls, and sprinkle some grated cheese on top if you’re a cheese lover. The melted cheese adds a creamy touch that takes this dish to a new level of deliciousness.

Enjoy! Gather your loved ones around the table and savor this heartwarming meal together. The combination of tender beef, flavorful beans, zesty tomatoes, and comforting pasta will surely make it a family favorite.

 

In Conclusion:

This Slow Cooker Chili Mac is not only delicious but also convenient. Its fuss-free preparation lets you go about your day while the slow cooker works magic. Plus, it’s a fantastic meal to make ahead for busy weeknights or to serve at gatherings with friends.

So, why wait? Treat your family to this delightful dinner option; they’ll ask for seconds! Enjoy this Slow Cooker Chili Mac’s rich, comforting flavors, and create lasting memories around the dinner table. Happy cooking!

 

This is Renee “Doing what I Love”

 

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Slow Cooker Chili Mac

Renee Dalton
Are you looking for a delicious dinner idea that requires minimal effort and will leave your family craving more? Look no further; we have the perfect recipe for you - Slow Cooker Chili Mac! This delightful combination of chili and macaroni is comforting and flavorful, making it an instant hit at the dinner table. So, please put on your apron, and let's get cooking!
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 6 hours
Total Time 6 hours 15 minutes
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Servings 8
Calories 391 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • 2 pounds of ground beef
  • 1 medium onion diced
  • 46- ounce can of tomato juice
  • 28- ounce can of diced tomatoes
  • 3 celery ribs diced
  • 3 tbsp brown sugar
  • 2 tbsp chili powder
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp prepared mustard
  • ¼ tsp black pepper
  • 15- ounce can of kidney beans rinsed and drained
  • 1 cup uncooked elbow macaroni 

Instructions
 

  • Browning the Beef Start by cooking the ground beef and chopped onions over medium heat in a large skillet until the meat is no longer pink. Once cooked, drain any excess grease from the beef and onions.
  • Combine the Ingredients in the Slow Cooker Transfer the cooked beef and onions into your trusty slow cooker. It's time to add the tomato juice and diced tomatoes, giving the chili its luscious tomato base. Toss in the chopped celery, brown sugar, chili powder, salt, mustard, pepper, and kidney beans. Stir everything together to ensure all the flavors meld together beautifully.
  • Let the Magic Happen. Cover the slow cooker with its lid and set it on low heat. Allow the Crockpot Chili Mac to cook and simmer for 6 to 8 hours. The flavors will develop during this time, creating a mouthwatering aroma filling your kitchen and making everyone impatiently await dinner time.
  • Adding the Macaroni. Gently stir in the uncooked elbow macaroni, making sure it's evenly distributed throughout the chili. Let it cook for the remaining hour, allowing the pasta to absorb all the delicious flavors from the chili.
  • The Finishing Touch, Ladle this delectable mixture into bowls, and sprinkle some grated cheese on top if you're a cheese lover. The melted cheese adds a creamy touch that takes this dish to a new level of deliciousness.
  • Enjoy! Gather your loved ones around the table and savor this heartwarming meal together. The combination of tender beef, flavorful beans, zesty tomatoes, and comforting pasta will surely make it a family favorite.

Renee Dalton

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