Main Dishes

Indecisive Mac and Chili

Indecisive Mac and Chili is the ULTIMATE Comfort Combination. Smooth, creamy, cheesy from the Mac side, and delicious meatiness of the simmered, rich, flavorful chili on the other. A hit with the entire family!

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For the Mac part:
2 tablespoon salt
1 tablespoon vegetable oil
1 pounds elbow macaroni
1 quart whole milk
6 tablespoons unsalted butter
½ cup all purpose flour
12 ounces Gruyere, grated (4 cups)
8 ounces extra-sharp Cheddar, grated (2 cups)
1 tablespoon salt
½ teaspoon black pepper
½ teaspoon garlic powder
½ teaspoon onion powder
½ teaspoon nutmeg
For the Chili part:
1 pound ground sirloin
2 tablespoons olive oil
1 onion, chopped
3 jalapeno peppers, seed and chopped
5 cloves garlic, chopped
3 tablespoons chili powder
1 tablespoons cumin
2 tablespoons hot pepper sauce
1 teaspoon salt
¾ teaspoon pepper
1 teaspoon garlic powder
1 teaspoon onion powder
½ cup beef broth
½ cup red wine
1 cup crushed tomatoes (from the can)
1 ( 6 oz) can tomato paste
For Garnish:
1 roma tomato, seeded and finely chopped
½ cup green onions, chopped
½ cup additional extra-sharp Cheddar cheese
Preheat the oven to 375° F. For the Mac part: Drizzle oil and salt into a large pot of boiling water. Add the macaroni and cook according to the directions on the package, about 6 to 8 minutes. Drain...
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Nutritions

Calories
1485

Sodium
3831mg
159% DV

Fat
103g
158% DV

Protein
91g
183% DV

Carbs
32g
11% DV

Fiber
8g
34% DV