Western Mac

Jeanne Gliddon


I found this recipe off of a box of Western Family Macaroni & Cheese. It sounded so good that I had to make it, and when I did, my family loved it. This is also the type of recipe that kids will love and ask for over and over. Personally, I like the ease of how it comes together and also any leftovers the next night are great. I hope you have a chance to try Western Mac and love it as much as my family does.


★★★★★ 4 votes

4 to 6
30 Min
15 Min


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7 1/4 oz
box of macaroni & cheese
1 lb
ground beef
1/2 c
sliced celery
1/4 c
chopped onion
2 c
whole kernel corn, drained
8 oz
can tomato paste
1/2 c
1 tsp
1/8 tsp
1/2 c
grated parmesan cheese

How to Make Western Mac


  • 1Gather all of your ingredients.
  • 2Prepare Macaroni and Cheese Dinner as directed on box.
  • 3Brown meat, celery and onion.
  • 4Stir in corn, tomato paste, water, salt and pepper.
  • 5Add macaroni and cheese and mix well.
  • 6Pour into a two quart casserole and sprinkle with Parmesan Cheese on top. Bake uncovered at 350 degrees for 15 to 20 minutes or until cheese is bubbly. Can also be left in iron skillet and baked. This is how I now do it thanks to Cassie's suggestion!
  • 7Serve and enjoy!

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About Western Mac

Course/Dish: Beef, Pasta, Casseroles
Main Ingredient: Pasta
Regional Style: American
Dietary Needs: Soy Free
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids

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