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Tex-Mex Macaroni Recipe

"My husband and I really like macaroni and cheese," writes Arlene Lacell of Zillah, Washington. "When we had a lot left over on one occasion, I came up with this Tex-Mex treatment to use it up. This quick casserole is very good with a green salad."
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. Bake: 25 min. YIELD:4 servings


  • 1/2 pound ground beef
  • 1/2 cup chopped onion
  • 3 cups prepared macaroni and cheese
  • 1 cup salsa
  • 1/2 cup shredded cheddar cheese


  • 1. In a large skillet, cook beef and onion over medium heat until meat is no longer pink; drain. Add the macaroni and cheese and salsa.
  • 2. Transfer to a greased 1-qt. baking dish. Sprinkle with cheddar cheese. Bake, uncovered, at 350° for 25 minutes or until heated through. Yield: 4 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 each) equals 393 calories, 19 g fat (12 g saturated fat), 74 mg cholesterol, 773 mg sodium, 27 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 24 g protein.

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Reviewed Jul. 31, 2013

"This was really good and a nice change of pace from plain Mac and cheese."

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