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Servings: 8

Chili Mac And Cheese Casserole

Prep Time:
10 mins
Cook Time:
20 mins
Total Time:
30 mins
Chili Mac And Cheese Casserole - very quick and easy to make one pan dish, full of flavor, creamy, with a cheesy top, packed with protein great to feed a crowd.
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  • 2 boxes Modern Table Sharp Cheddar Mac & Cheese
  • 1 tbsp oil
  • 1/4 cup heavy cream
  • 1 lb ground beef
  • 1 tbsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp black pepper
  • 1 tbsp chili powder
  • 1/2 tsp cumin
  • 1/2 tsp oregano
  • 1/2 tsp garlic powder
  • 1/2 tsp onion powder
  • 1 can diced tomatoes — 15 oz
  • 1/4 cup canned jalapeños — (optional, to add more heat)
  • 1 1/2 cup shredded Mexican cheese — or mozzarella


  1. Season ground beef with salt, pepper, cumin, chili powder, onion, garlic and oregano. Heat oil in a large skillet. Crumble ground beef into the skillet. Cook and stir constantly until browned for 7 minutes.

  2. Add tomatoes and cheese packets from the Modern Table Mac and Cheese box.  Add heavy cream. (Add other vegetables or jalapeños if you are using any. I did not).Stir.

For the pasta:

  1. Bring 4 quarts of water to a boil. Add pasta and cook for 5 minutes. Drain. Add to the beef and tomatoes.

  2. Preheat oven to 400 F.

  3. Add cooked pasta to the skillet with beef. Stir to incorporate. Sprinkle with cheese on top.

  4. Bake for 10 minutes until the cheese is bubbly.

  5. Serve.

Course: Main
Cuisine: American

Nutrition Information

Calories: 528, Fat: 34g, Saturated Fat: 13g, Cholesterol: 92mg, Sodium: 1636mg, Potassium: 413mg, Carbohydrates: 25g, Sugar: 1g, Protein: 27g, Vitamin A: 760%, Vitamin C: 4.8%, Calcium: 401%, Iron: 3.2%