Spicy Beefy Mac and Cheese

Melanie Rogers


I was staring at left over mac and cheese. I browned some hamburger, then rummaged through my cupboards to see what I could add to it, and this is what I came up with. It was delicious!


★★★★★ 2 votes

20 Min
30 Min


  • 1 box
    macaroni and cheese, prepared
  • 1 lb
    ground beef, browned
  • 1 can(s)
    4 oz diced green chilies, drained
  • 1 can(s)
    14.5 oz petite diced tomatoes, drained
  • 1 c
    shredded cheddar cheese
  • 4 slice
    pepperjack cheese

How to Make Spicy Beefy Mac and Cheese


  1. Preheat oven to 350; Spray a 2 qt casserole dish with non-stick cooking spray.
  2. Prepare the macaroni and cheese per the directions on the box. Add the diced green chilies and diced tomatoes. Set aside.
  3. Brown the ground hamburger; drain. Add the macaroni mixture and continue cooking until heated through.
  4. Pour half the beef and mac mix into the prepared casserole dish; layer with 2 slices of pepperjack cheese. Pour remaining mix over cheese and top with shredded cheddar and the other 2 slices of pepperjack.
  5. Bake at 350 for 25-30 minutes, or until cheese is melted. Let stand a few minutes before serving. If desired, top with sour cream and avocado.

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About Spicy Beefy Mac and Cheese

Course/Dish: Beef Pasta
Other Tag: Quick & Easy

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