Southwest Mac with Beef

Tara Waites


Very easy recipe! So cheesy and Yummy. I catered my 25th class reunion in September and this was the 1st thing that they asked for. This is always eaten so fast that I don't have time to take a photo of the finish product. I will add it at a later date.


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30 Min
1 Hr 20 Min


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2 lb
ground beel
16 oz
large elbow macaroni
1 lb
velveeta cheese
1 c
each, bell pepper & onion (diced)
16 oz
half and half
1 can(s)
rotel tomatoes
4 Tbsp
8 oz
shredded cheese

How to Make Southwest Mac with Beef


  • 1Boil macaroni according to package instructions, drain, rinse with cold water and drain again. spread in a lasagna pan and set to the side.
  • 2Brown ground beef with bell pepper and onion. Drain. Spread across the macaroni and set to the side.
  • 3Preheat oven to 350.
  • 4Add Velveeta (diced) and Rotel to a bowl and microwave for 3 minutes. Stir, add the butter, half & half and microwave for 5 minutes.
  • 5Spread melted cheese mixture over the beef & macaroni and stir until all is mixed thoroughly.
  • 6Top with shredded cheese and bake for 20 to 30 minutes. Serve.

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About Southwest Mac with Beef

Course/Dish: Beef, Casseroles
Main Ingredient: Pasta
Regional Style: Southwestern
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids

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