1 package (7-1/4 ounces) macaroni and cheese dinner mix
2 tablespoons 2% milk
1 tablespoon butter
In a large saucepan or skillet, cook the beef, onion, green pepper and celery over medium heat until meat is no longer pink; drain. Add tomatoes and Cajun seasoning. Cook, uncovered, for 15-20 minutes, stirring occasionally.
Meanwhile, prepare macaroni and cheese according to package directions, using 2 tablespoons milk and 1 tablespoon butter. Stir into beef mixture; cook for 2-3 minutes or until heated through.
Cajun Mac and Cheese Tips
What are some variations of Cajun mac and cheese?
Instead of ground beef, try using andouille sausage or shrimp. Adjust the spice level by reducing the Cajun seasoning or adding cayenne pepper. Get acquainted with andouille with these 15 flavorful recipes.
How do you store Cajun mac and cheese?
Store Cajun mac and cheese in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to three days. Explore New Orleans-inspired recipes?for Mardi Gras or for a good time, anytime.
Can you make Cajun mac and cheese ahead of time?
Yes! Make the meat mixture a day ahead, then add the cooked macaroni when you're ready to serve. Need more make-ahead ideas??This collection of recipes has you covered.