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Slow Cooker Chili Mac
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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!
Servings 8
Calories 409kcal

Ingredients

Chili:

Pasta:

  • 12 oz dried elbow noodles

Cheese Sauce:

  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 2 tablespoons flour
  • 1 1/2 cups milk
  • 1 cup shredded colby jack or cheddar jack cheese (4 oz)

Instructions

  • 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

Nutrition

Calories: 409kcal | Carbohydrates: 52g | Protein: 28g | Fat: 10g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Cholesterol: 55mg | Sodium: 775mg | Potassium: 901mg | Fiber: 7g | Sugar: 9g | Vitamin A: 1365IU | Vitamin C: 13.4mg | Calcium: 222mg | Iron: 4.1mg