Southwestern Mac & Cheese

1
Joyce Tyo

By
@Kenandbetty

I wanted to make something quick and easy and knowing how much my husband likes macaroni & cheese I thought I could tweak an old favorite of his. Kraft Macaroni & Cheese. I looked through the cupboard and came up with this recipe. He loves it, and so do the kids. Success!

Rating:
★★★★★ 1 vote
Comments:
Serves:
4
Prep:
5 Min
Cook:
15 Min
Method:
Stove Top

Ingredients

1 lb
ground beef
1 pkg
14 oz. kraft macaroni & cheese
2
jalapeno peppers, small or large depending on your taste. chopped.
2
avocado, sliced
4 Tbsp
sour cream
1 can(s)
14 oz del monte diced tomatoes with zesty mild green chiles
salt and pepper to taste

How to Make Southwestern Mac & Cheese

Step-by-Step

  • 1Cook Kraft Macaroni & Cheese as directed on box in medium sized saucepan.
    While the macaroni and cheese cooks, brown the ground beef in a large skillet, breaking up with fork and cooking until no pink shows.
    To ground beef in skillet add chopped jalapeno and saute for about 1 minute. Add can of Del Monte diced Tomatoes with zesty green chiles to meat mixture. Cook until heated.
  • 2When macaroni and cheese has been made add it to the meat and tomato mixture in large skillet and stir to combine.
  • 3Spoon mixture onto 4 plates. Top each plate with 1 tbsp. sour cream, then with avocado slices.

    Serve with green salad.

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About Southwestern Mac & Cheese

Course/Dish: Beef, Other Main Dishes
Main Ingredient: Pasta
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Quick & Easy