Total Time
Prep 10 mins
Cook 20 mins

My MIL used to make this, and it was a true kid-pleaser! Just FYI, the adults in the family used to try to get the most of it BEFORE the kids were called to dinner! Yummy and belly-filling...Inexpensive and oh-so tasty!

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 2 lbs ground chuck
  • 1 whole white onion, coursely chopped
  • 1 (2 ounce) packagefrench's chili seasoning mix (Original Recipe)
  • 1 (28 ounce) can tomato sauce
  • 1 (14 1/2 ounce) canjoan of arc spicy chili beans
  • 8 ounces water
  • 1 cup dry elbow macaroni


  1. Brown ground chuck and onion in a large skillet and drain when meat is no longer pink. Add Chili Mix, tomato sauce and chili beans and water to skillet and simmer for 20 minutes.
  2. Meanwhile, cook elbow macaroni according to pkg. directions. Drain.
  3. Add macaroni to skillet and simmer for 5 more minutes until heated through.
  4. Serve with shredded cheddar cheese on top with cornbread on the side!

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