Ooey Gooey Chili Mac Lasagna


A mashup of three beloved classics: macaroni and cheese, chili, and queso. It's ridiculously easy to put this one together and a lot of fun to eat!

Prep Time:
15 mins
Cook Time:
35 mins
Additional Time:
10 mins
Total Time:
1 hrs
8 servings


  • 1 (1 pound) loaf processed cheese food (such as Velveeta®), cubed

  • 1 (10 ounce) can diced tomatoes and green chiles (such as RO*TEL®)

  • 1 (12 ounce) box no-boil lasagna noodles

  • 2 cups canned chili

  • 1 cup shredded Cheddar cheese


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).

  2. Combine processed cheese food and diced tomatoes and green chiles in a saucepan over medium heat; cook and stir until cheese dip is smooth, about 5 minutes.

  3. Spread a layer of cheese dip in the bottom of a 9x13-inch baking dish; top with a layer of lasagna noodles and chili. Continue layering with remaining cheese dip, noodles, and chili. Top the final layer with Cheddar cheese. Cover dish with aluminum foil.

  4. Bake in the preheated oven for 15 minutes; remove foil and continue baking until Cheddar cheese is bubbling and melted, about 15 minutes more. Let stand for 10 minutes.

Cook's Note:

Pepper Jack cheese can be substituted for the Cheddar cheese.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

412 Calories
23g Fat
31g Carbs
21g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 8
Calories 412
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 23g 30%
Saturated Fat 13g 66%
Cholesterol 72mg 24%
Sodium 1276mg 55%
Total Carbohydrate 31g 11%
Dietary Fiber 4g 14%
Total Sugars 5g
Protein 21g
Vitamin C 3mg 17%
Calcium 458mg 35%
Iron 3mg 19%
Potassium 448mg 10%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.