Slow-Cooked Chili Macaroni

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Chili Macaroni


Chili powder has vitamins A and C, and it can help boost your metabolism. Try this flavorful take on chili that’s really easy to make.

  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Cook Time: 5 hours, 10 minutes
  • Total Time: 5 hours, 25 minutes


1 1⁄4 pounds lean ground beef or bison
14 1⁄2 fluid ounces canned unsalted diced tomatoes
1 cup onion, freshly chopped
1 medium garlic clove, minced
1 tablespoon chili powder
1⁄2 teaspoon salt
1⁄2 teaspoon ground cumin
1⁄2 teaspoon oregano leaves
1⁄4 teaspoon black pepper
1⁄4 teaspoon hot red pepper flakes
2 cups macaroni, whole-wheat, cooked


  1. Crumble the ground beef into a slow cooker. Add the remaining ingredients, except for the macaroni. Cover and cook on low for 4 hours.
  2. Stir in the cooked macaroni. Cover and cook on low for 1 additional hour.