Chili With Noodles

If you’ve ever been to Cincinnati, you might have seen them serve chili over spaghetti. But there are also lots of other places, especially in the Midwest, where you can get your chili with pasta, and you shouldn’t knock it until you try it. It’s actually pretty tasty! Try this recipe for chili mac and you might discover that it’s your new favorite way to eat chili.


  • 3 tbsp olive oil
  • 6 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 1/2 cups of red onions, chopped
  • 1 lb ground beef
  • 2 tbsp garlic powder
  • 2 tbsp cumin
  • 2 tsp salt
  • 2 tbsp chili powder
  • 1 tsp pepper
  • 2 chopped jalapeno peppers
  • 2 cups bell peppers, chopped
  • 32-oz can kidney beans, drained
  • 15-oz can black beans, drained
  • 1 cup chicken broth
  • 29-oz can diced tomatoes
  • 29-oz can tomato sauce
  • 4 oz elbow macaroni or other pasta of your choice


  • Set a stove burner to medium heat and place a large pot on it. Once it’s heated up, add your olive oil and garlic. Let it cook for 2 minutes, then add the onions and cook them until they’re caramelized.
  • Mix in the ground beef and cook everything until the meat’s totally cooked.
  • Add the peppers and beans and stir. Add the spices, chicken broth, and tomato products and stir everything together.
  • Bring your chili to a boil, then reduce the heat to low and let it simmer for 25 to 35 minutes.
  • While your chili simmers, set another burner to high heat and add a pot of water. Let it come to a boil, and then add the noodles and let them cook until they’re done.
  • Drain the noodles. Then, stir them into the chili right before you serve it.
Chuck 'The Chili Guy' Miller

Hey I'm Chuck "The Chili Guy" Miller. Chili is my passion so I have expertly crafted my list of tried and true award worthy chili recipes that will warm your soul. My gift to you from one chili connoisseur to another. - Chuck

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