Chili Mac and Cheese
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Serves: 6 servings
One pot meals are the best. If you need to make a dinner for scouts, youth or just a bunch of hungry children - this is a great one to try! It is warm, flavorful and super delicious. It's a guaranteed winner.
  • 1 T oil
  • 2 cloves garlic, chopped
  • 1 onion, diced
  • ½ lb. ground beef
  • 4 c chicken broth
  • 1 can diced tomatoes, 14.5 oz.
  • ¾ c white beans, rinsed
  • ¾ c kidney beans, rinsed
  • 2 tsp chili powder
  • 1½ tsp. cumin
  • 10 oz. elbow mac, uncooked
  • 6 oz. Velveeta cheese, cubed
  • ¾ c cheddar cheese, grated
  1. In a 12" cast iron fry pan or large heave sauce pan heat oil, onion, garlic and ground beef. cook over medium heat until browned. Add broth, tomatoes, beans and spices. Bring to a boil and salt and pepper to taste. Add pasta, cover and simmer on medium-low heat until tender, about 15 minutes. (Add more chicken broth if needed.)
  2. Add cubed Velveeta and stir to melt. Remove from heat, top with cheese and serve.
Recipe by Three Guys Outside at