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Tuesday, November 5, 2013

Cheesy Chili Mac

The weatherman just said 'cold & chilly night' and 'snow' all in one sentence. I don't like it … at all. This North Dakota girl isn't ready for the 's' word! 

I will admit though, one nice thing about the cold is all the delicious warm comfort food. I threw this chili dish together yesterday and was quite pleased with it. It has been approved by The Hubby and The Father-in-law so I hope you enjoy it as well. **Notice how I combined our favorite foods : Meat & Pasta!! 

Cheesy Chili Mac

What You Need:
Ground Beef - 1 Pound
Noodles - 7 oz {noodle of your choice I used Rigatoni}
Chili Powder - 1 Tablespoon
Rotel Diced Tomatoes & Green Chilies - 1 Can
Stewed Tomatoes - 1 Can (15 oz) Drained
Sliced Olives - 1 Can (4 oz) Drained
Pinto Beans - 1 Can (15 oz) Drained
Chopped Onion - 1/2 of Onion {I used the equivalent in minced onion}
Minced Garlic - 1/2 tsp.
Velveeta Cheese - 1/2 Pound

What To Do:
Brown beef with onion and garlic. Drain any excess grease from meat. At the same time boil your noodles according to package directions & drain. Next, in a large pot or crockpot combine all ingredients, heat until the cheese melts and the chili is heated throughout. 

Now bundle up and enjoy your warm bowl of Chili Mac! 

Linking up for Taste of Tuesday with Ashley & Jessica

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  1. Oh my goodness, this just looks and sounds AMAZING!

  2. Oh my gosh! That looks absolutely scrumptious!!!! I am pinning this to make it! ♥

  3. And now I need this for lunch, like in the next 2 hours. YUM!

  4. Ohhh my gosh, I'm pretty sure I started drooling as soon as I read the title of your post haha. YUM!

  5. Oh YUM!! I'll be trying this recipe! (minus the meet, I'm veg :) ) But it looks soooo good. Thanks for sharing.

  6. Please do. Let me know how you like it!!

  7. haha it makes good leftovers too :)

  8. I know right, who doesn't love cheese, chili and macaroni all in one title?! Let me know if you try it sometime :-)

  9. Will you substitute any kind of veggie for the beef. I'd be interested to hear how it turns out!!

  10. Yea I'm thinking either replace it with meatlesss ground round (I usually use Yves or instead add a couple of peppers. I'll let you know how it goes :)