Tex-Mex Mac 'n 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)
317 Calories
17g Fat
16g Carbs
24g Protein
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Nutrition Facts
Servings: 6
Amount per serving
Calories 317
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 17g 22%
Saturated Fat 6g 31%
Cholesterol 72mg 24%
Sodium 659mg 29%
Total Carbohydrate 16g 6%
Dietary Fiber 2g 8%
Total Sugars 6g
Protein 24g
Vitamin C 23mg 113%
Calcium 87mg 7%
Iron 3mg 18%
Potassium 638mg 14%
*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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