Mix together flour, dried minced onion, chili powder, salt, crushed red pepper, dried minced garlic, sugar and ground cumin.
Brown ground beef in a skillet. Drain off fat from ground beef and return beef to pan.
Add seasoning mixture, water, beans and tomatoes and stir to combine. At this point you can add in anything else that you want to personalize the recipe. Bring to a boil, reduce heat and simmer for 20 minutes, stirring occasionally.
Prepare elbow macaroni per package directions. Drain and stir into chili.