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

  1. Cook 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.
  2. When macaroni and cheese has been made add it to the meat and tomato mixture in large skillet and stir to combine.
  3. Spoon 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




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