Beefy Shells & Cheese Dinner
*I omitted the water and cooked the macaroni separately because I was afraid that it would make it too runny.
**I used red kidney beans instead because I couldn't get any black beans (the store was out).
1 lbground beef
1 pkg(12 oz.) shells and cheese dinner mix (such as velveeta)
2 cwater* (see my notes)
1 1/4 csalsa
1 (15 oz.) can(s)black beans** (see my notes)
1 to 2 tspchili powder
How to Make Beefy Shells & Cheese Dinner
- In a large skillet, cook beef over medium heat until no longer pink and drain.
- Set aside cheese sauce packet from dinner mix; add shells and water to skillet; bring to a boil; cover and simmer for 10 to 12 minutes or until pasta I tender.
- Stir in the salsa, beans, chili powder, salt and contents of the cheese sauce packet; remove from heat and cover; let stand for 5 minutes.