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Chili Mac

Chili Mac

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Recipe by Sagen Jackson Course: DinnerCuisine: AmericanDifficulty: Easy


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The best vegan chili mac for those ‘I need a comfort meal’ days.


  • 1 box Banza elbow noodles

  • 1 can 1 28 oz crushed tomatoes

  • 1 cup 1 lentils, uncooked

  • 1 Tbsp 1 olive oil

  • 1/2 cup 1/2 walnuts, crushed

  • 4 tsp 4 chili powder

  • 3 garlic cloves

  • 2 tsp 2 cumin

  • 1 Tbsp 1 pickled jalapenos juice (optional)

  • pinch salt and pepper


  • Cook lentils and noodles according to package directions. Drain and set aside. (Pro Tip: Cook noodles to al dente so they won’t get mushy as they continue to cook in sauce).
  • Add olive oil, garlic, walnuts, cooked lentils and spices to skillet over medium heat and cook until fragrant, about 1 minute.
  • Stir in crushed tomatoes and cook an additional 2 – 3 minutes. Then add noodles. Cook for 5 – 7 minutes. Stirring occasionally.
  • Serve immediately.

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Sagen Jackson

Sagen knows first hand the harmful negative impacts bad habits can have on your health. For the past fifteen years, she has worked in the health industry developing programs for underserved women, partnering with doctors to create unique primary care services and serving with her local breastfeeding coalition and food bank. She loves helping women like you set health goals and crush them! Because she knows if she can overcome a drinking addiction and unhealthy eating habits so can you! It won’t always be easy but feeling and looking your best is always worth it! Download the HealthiHER app and get started on your journey to a HealthiHER you! You Glow Girl!

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