Tex-Mex Mac 'n Cheese

Tex-Mex Style Macaroni and Cheese
Tex-Mex Style Macaroni and Cheese Photo: Diana Rattray
Prep: 5 mins
Cook: 30 mins
Total: 35 mins
Servings: 6 servings
Nutrition Facts (per serving)
427 Calories
19g Fat
33g Carbs
28g Protein
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Nutrition Facts
Servings: 6
Amount per serving
Calories 427
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 19g 25%
Saturated Fat 7g 33%
Cholesterol 75mg 25%
Sodium 912mg 40%
Total Carbohydrate 33g 12%
Dietary Fiber 2g 9%
Total Sugars 6g
Protein 28g
Vitamin C 23mg 113%
Calcium 103mg 8%
Iron 4mg 25%
Potassium 686mg 15%
*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.
(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 freshly ground black pepper

  • 1 green bell pepper, chopped

  • 1 medium onion, chopped

  • 1 package macaroni and cheese dinner, prepared according to package

  • 1 (14.5- to 16-ounce) can diced tomatoes, with liquid

  • 1 (12-ounce) can whole kernel corn, drained

  • 1 (6-ounce) can tomato paste

Steps to Make It

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

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

  3. Add corn and tomatoes and tomato paste; heat through.

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

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