One Pot Turkey Chili Mac

One Pot Turkey Chili Mac

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One Pot Turkey Chili Mac

One Pot Turkey Chili Mac

Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 18 minutes
Servings 6


  • 1 1/2 pounds ground turkey
  • 1 cup chopped onion
  • 2 packets (1.25 ounces each) your favorite chili seasoning mix
  • 2 1/2 cups water
  • 1 can (14 ounces) petite diced tomatoes with green chiles
  • 1 can (28 ounces) tomato sauce
  • 2 1/2 cups uncooked elbow macaroni
  • 1 can (16 ounces) chili beans - optional
  • 2 cups shredded cheddar cheese - optional
  • 2 to 3 tbsp chopped scallions - optional


  • In a large pot with a tight-fitting lid, brown ground turkey until crumbly and cooked through.
  • Add onion and cook another few minutes.
  • Add both packets of chili seasoning mix, water, diced tomatoes, tomato sauce, and macaroni.
  • Bring to a boil. Put lid on the pan and turn down heat.
  • Simmer 10 to 18 minutes or until macaroni is tender, stirring occasionally.
  • Uncover and stir in beans if using. Top with cheese.
  • Turn off heat. Cover pan to let cheese melt.
  • Uncover and top with scallions if you like.
  • Serve in bowls with your favorite chili fixin’s on top like sour cream, crackers, and jalapeño peppers.


This is one of my family’s favorites! Perfect for a quick weeknight dinner because it’s done in less than 30 minutes. It’s also perfect for game day! This recipe makes a nice big batch. You can also make this chili mac with ground beef or ground chicken in place of the ground turkey.


Calories: 617kcal | Carbohydrates: 68g | Protein: 49g | Fat: 17g | Saturated Fat: 8g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 2g | Monounsaturated Fat: 4g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 100mg | Sodium: 1372mg | Potassium: 1330mg | Fiber: 8g | Sugar: 12g | Vitamin A: 1170IU | Vitamin C: 18mg | Calcium: 352mg | Iron: 5mg

This website provides approximate nutrition information for convenience and as a courtesy only. Nutrition data is gathered primarily from the USDA Food Composition Database, whenever available, or otherwise other online calculators.

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