Slow Cooker Chili Mac
Recipe type: Gluten Free
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Serves: 8
  • 1 ½ lbs. ground beef (or chicken/turkey)
  • 1 box (16oz) macaroni shells (we used gluten free)
  • 3 cups organic tomato juice or tomato sauce
  • 2 cups peeled and chopped onion
  • 2 cups peeled and chopped zucchini
  • 4 tablespoons chili powder
  • 2 tablespoons garlic powder
  • salt and pepper to taste
  1. Heat olive oil in a large skillet over medium high heat. Add ground beef and onion. Cook until browned, about 5-7 minutes, making sure to crumble the beef as it cooks. Drain excess fat.
  2. Place cooked ground beef and onion into a slow cooker. Add macaroni, tomato sauce, zucchini, chili powder, onion powder, and salt/pepper, to taste.
  3. Cover and cook on low-medium heat for about 8 hours. Stir well and serve immediately.
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