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A close up of chili mac with diced onions on top.

Chili Mac

This chili mac recipe is simple to prepare and makes a great weeknight meal that even picky kids will love!
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Keyword classic recipes, easy dinner recipes, weeknight dinner recipes
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Servings 8 servings
Calories 480kcal


  • 1 1/2 pounds ground beef
  • 2 packets chili seasoning or your own mix
  • 29 ounce can tomato sauce
  • 2 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 1 pound macaroni
  • 1/2 cup Heniz chili sauce
  • Grated cheese for topping
  • Diced onions for topping
  • Sour cream for topping


  • In a large pot over medium heat, brown the ground beef. Drain the fat and add the chili seasoning, tomato sauce, and brown sugar.
  • Stir to combine and simmer over low heat for 20 minutes.
  • While the chili is simmering, bring a large pot of water to a boil. Add the macaroni and cook according to package directions. Drain and set return to the pan.
  • Pour the chili into the pan with the cooked macaroni. Add the chili sauce and stir to combine.
  • Serve with cheese, onions, and sour cream.


Calories: 480kcal | Carbohydrates: 54g | Protein: 23g | Fat: 18g | Saturated Fat: 6g | Cholesterol: 60mg | Sodium: 828mg | Potassium: 765mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 10g | Vitamin A: 685IU | Vitamin C: 9.9mg | Calcium: 46mg | Iron: 3.6mg