Tex-Mex Mac 'n Cheese

Tex-Mex Style Macaroni and Cheese
Tex-Mex Style Macaroni and Cheese. Photo: Diana Rattray
Ratings (37)
  • Total: 35 mins
  • Prep: 5 mins
  • Cook: 30 mins
  • Yield: 6 Servings
Nutritional Guidelines (per serving)
277 Calories
10g Fat
23g Carbs
25g Protein
(Nutrition information is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate.)

A delicious skillet macaroni and cheese with ground beef and tomato paste. A great one pot meal the whole family will love.


  • 1 pound ground beef

  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1 green bell pepper, chopped
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 1 package macaroni and cheese dinner, prepared with milk and margarine as package directs
  • 1 can (14.5 to 16 ounces) tomatoes, diced, with liquid
  • 1 can (12 ounces) whole kernel corn, drained
  • 1 can (6 ounces) tomato paste

Steps to Make It

Brown ground beef with salt and pepper in a large skillet.

Add onion and green pepper; continue cooking until onion is tender.

Add corn and tomatoes and tomato paste; heat through.

Stir in prepared macaroni and cheese dinner; simmer for 8 to 10 minutes.