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One-Pot Salsa Beef Skillet

Rated as 4.12 out of 5 Stars

"Macaroni and cheese goes Tex Mex with the addition of ground beef, salsa, corn, and shredded cheese."
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Ingredients

22 m servings 538 cals
Original recipe yields 4 servings

Directions

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  1. Brown meat in large skillet on medium-high heat; drain. Return to skillet.
  2. Add water, salsa and Macaroni; stir. Bring to boil. Reduce heat to low; cover. Simmer 10 minutes or until macaroni is tender, stirring occasionally. Add corn and Cheese Sauce Mix; stir. Cook 2 minutes or until heated through.
  3. Top with cheese and onions.

Footnotes

  • Special Extra: For extra flavour, add 1 tablespoon chili powder along with the water, salsa and macaroni.
  • Substitute: Prepare as directed, substituting red or yellow peppers for the corn.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 538 calories; 21.1 g fat; 56.9 g carbohydrates; 34.1 g protein; 92 mg cholesterol; 938 mg sodium. Full nutrition

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I made this tonight. I would make it again with a few changes. It was a great quick meal. The only problem I had was with putting the Tex Mex cheese at the end. The cheese just wasn't meltin...

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I made this tonight. I would make it again with a few changes. It was a great quick meal. The only problem I had was with putting the Tex Mex cheese at the end. The cheese just wasn't meltin...

This dish was YUM! Tastes very rich, but low in calories, esp. if you rinse the beef w/hot water after browning. I like a little more beef & salsa, & add 1C chopped onion mixed in.

I used leftover macaroni & cheese. Made the taco meat--spread the noodles in a non stick pan and topped it with the ground beef/salsa mixture. 20 minutes at 350 and then sprinkled the cheese a...

This was really good but I didn't actually make it as is. I altered the recipe with what I had in the house. I didn't have tex mex shredded cheese, just regular marble. So I looked up what seaso...

This was real good and easy. Only change I made was I didn't use premade mac & cheese because we don't like it so I used plain macaroni, 1 can cheddar cheese soup and an extra cup shredded chedd...

Made this for my mom, stepdad and I and it was quite a hit. Substituted the corn with pees (stepdad isn't a fan of corn) and sautéed the meat with the onions after draining it instead of putting...

I made this tonight... I added the red pepper and green onion while browning the meat, as well as the corn at the end...instead of substituting. The kids love it! I'm about to try. :)

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My husband made this totally in the microwave it came out awesome! We were careful with the salsa this time but we would certainly add more next time!