Slow Cooker Chili Mac
While Slow Cooker Chili is an amazing and easy dinner by itself, sometimes you have to up your game just a bit! This Slow Cooker Chili Mac is a hearty, filling dinner that your family will request again and again!
Calories 409 kcal
Pasta: 12 oz dried elbow noodles Cheese Sauce: 2 tablespoons butter 2 tablespoons flour 1 ½ cups milk 1 cup shredded colby jack or cheddar jack cheese (4 oz)
Brown ground turkey in skillet over medium high heat (or use multi-cooker) Transfer to slow cooker Add beans, tomatoes, tomato sauce and seasoning and stir to combine Cover and cook on high for 3-4 hours or low for 6-8 Cook noodles according to package directions, ensure they are fully drained of excess water and add to cooked chili in slow cooker Melt butter in saucepan over medium high heat Whisk in flour until smooth Slowly pour in milk while whisking to ensure a smooth mixture, then continue to whisk as the sauce simmers for about 3-4 minutes, becoming slightly thick Stir in cheese until smooth and remove from heat Pour into slow cooker and stir to combine everything Put the cover back on and let it all sit on low or warm for about 20 minutes to thicken before serving Calories: 409 kcal | Carbohydrates: 52 g | Protein: 28 g | Fat: 10 g | Saturated Fat: 5 g | Cholesterol: 55 mg | Sodium: 775 mg | Potassium: 901 mg | Fiber: 7 g | Sugar: 9 g | Vitamin A: 1365 IU | Vitamin C: 13.4 mg | Calcium: 222 mg | Iron: 4.1 mg