Three-Alarm Italian-Style Chili Mac

READY IN: 57mins
Recipe by ratherbeswimmin

Rachael Ray

Top Review by bricookie55

My family really enjoyed this. I made this with ground turkey and a combination of cheddar, garlic cheddar, and colby cheeses. It was delicious, and very easy! It makes a ton, too. Thanks for posting.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Bring a large covered pot of water to a boil; add in salt and then the pasta; cook to al dente.
  2. Preheat broiler.
  3. While the water for the pasta comes to a boil and the pasta cooks, heat the oil in a deep skillet over medium-high heat.
  4. When the ripples or smokes, add the beef and break it up with a wooden spoon, stirring and crumbling it for 5-6 minutes.
  5. Season the meat with chili powder, salt, and pepper.
  6. When the meat has browned, add the onions, peppers, and garlic.
  7. Cook until the vegetables are soft, 6-7 minutes.
  8. Add in the stock and scrape up the pan drippings.
  9. Stir in the crushed tomatoes; simmer the sauce for 10 minutes.
  10. Fold in the basil; drain the pasta.
  11. Toss the pasta in the pan to combine, and transfer the mixture to a casserole dish.
  12. Sprinkle the chili mac with the cheese; brown under the broiler for 3-4 minutes.

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