Perfect family friendly dinner for those busy days when you don't have time to be in the kitchen. Try this delicious Crockpot Chili Mac Recipe!
Finding a kid friendly crockpot recipe that the entire family will love can be harder than you think. Especially if your kids are picky. This Crockpot Chili Mac Recipe is sure to please even the pickiest of eaters. Plus, it is delicious year round! A great solution to getting dinner on the table in a flash without heating up the kitchen.
Pull out your favorite large crockpot and fill it with all of the ingredients for the chili portion of this dish. Let this cook all day. When you are ready to serve boil up some macaroni or rotini pasta until it is al dente. Stir it in with your chili.
Top with shredded cheddar cheese and cover for 5 - 10 minutes until the cheese is melted.
Scoop and serve! You can even add a little more cheese once it is in the bowl, because cheese makes everything better.
If you are gluten free feel free to substitute gluten free pasta. It works great for this dish.
Also, dairy free folks can use a Vegan cheese substitute. They don't melt as good, but they are a great substitute for this dish.
Crockpot Chili Mac
- 1 lb browned ground beef
- 2 14 oz cans chili beans
- 2 28 oz cans diced tomatoes
- 1 tsp garlic
- 1 1/2 tsp chili powder
- 1/4 tsp black pepper
- 1 tsp cumin
- 8 oz Dry Macaroni (cooked al dente)
- 1 - 1 1/2 cups shredded cheddar cheese
- Dump everything in the crock pot and cook on low 6-8 hours
- Stir in cooked macaroni or rotini pasta.
- Top with shredded cheese and cover with the lid for another 5 - 10 minutes or until the cheese melts.
- Use gluten free pasta.
- Use dairy free cheese.
Amanda is a busy mom of 3 running her own business, homeschooling, and managing a household. She creates yummy crockpot recipes to help her spend less time in the kitchen and more time doing what she loves.