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Mexican Mac and Cheese

Rated as 3.85 out of 5 Stars

"I cleaned out the fridge and this is what happened! Macaroni and cheese with salsa and chiles. My son even approved and he can be hard to please!!"
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Ingredients

1 h servings 454 cals
Original recipe yields 8 servings

Directions

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  1. In a medium skillet over medium-high heat, cook beef with onion flakes until beef is browned. Drain.
  2. In a large saucepan, cook the macaroni and cheese according to package directions. Stir in the meat and onion mixture, nacho cheese dip, salsa and green chiles. Reduce heat and simmer 15 minutes, or until heated through.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 454 calories; 18.2 g fat; 44.4 g carbohydrates; 26.4 g protein; 71 mg cholesterol; 1398 mg sodium. Full nutrition

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Great recipe Pat! I wanted to use up the salsa and cheese dip I had left over from the weekend so I thought I'd give it a try. It was also one of the easiest dinners I've cooked in quite some ti...

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I cut this in half for just me and the boys. It was okay. Just a little salty. I smothered mine in Frank's.

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Great recipe Pat! I wanted to use up the salsa and cheese dip I had left over from the weekend so I thought I'd give it a try. It was also one of the easiest dinners I've cooked in quite some ti...

This was an awesome recipe!! I didn't have any onion flakes so I used a little onion salt and it was fine. The salsa gives it a really fresh flavor. Thanks for sharing!

Very quick and easy recipe - nothing gourmet, but very tasty too. I too was looking for a recipe for dinner that would have the things I had in the house already (its getting cold in the Midwes...

I was really surprised that I liked this as much as I did. Totally easy, totally simple. I was starving, but didn't feel up to cooking a big meal, so this really hit the spot. I did use a can of...

wow this is amazing, but i did tweak it to my liking...i did 1lb lean ground beef browned, then i cooked up the 2 boxes of mac and cheese drained and added in 1 15.5 oz "on the border" salsa con...

Made this for my husband and his friend..they liked it but it was nothing special. I used a half packet of taco seasoning..that helped out alot..but overall was not to bad..I'll be making this a...

I cut this in half for just me and the boys. It was okay. Just a little salty. I smothered mine in Frank's.

This was so simple and tasty. Family loved it. Did sub in rotel tomatoes for salsa, as we were out of salsa. Also added onion to meat.

Thumbs down. Sauté some real onion in place of dried. Boil some elbow noodles, not KD. GRATE SOME CHEESE