Pizza Mac & Cheese Recipe

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Pizza Mac & Cheese Recipe
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Pizza Mac & Cheese Recipe

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What do you get when you combine macaroni and cheese with pizza fixings? This hearty family-pleasing casserole! It's easy and tasty, and my grandchildren really like it.—Nancy Porterfield, Gap Mills, West Virginia
MAKES:
6 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 30 min. Bake: 30 min.
MAKES:
6 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 30 min. Bake: 30 min.

Ingredients

  • 1 package (7-1/4 ounces) macaroni and cheese dinner mix
  • 6 cups water
  • 1 pound ground beef
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 1 small green pepper, chopped
  • 1-1/2 cups shredded part-skim mozzarella cheese, divided
  • 1-1/2 cups shredded cheddar cheese, divided
  • 1 jar (14 ounces) pizza sauce
  • 1/2 cup sliced pepperoni

Directions

Set the cheese packet from dinner mix aside. In a saucepan, bring water to a boil. Add macaroni; cook for 8-10 minutes or until tender.
Meanwhile, in a large skillet, cook the beef, onion and green pepper over medium heat until meat is no longer pink; drain.
Drain macaroni; stir in contents of cheese packet. Transfer to a greased round 2-1/2-qt. baking dish. Sprinkle with 1/2 cup mozzarella cheese and 1/2 cup cheddar cheese. Top with the beef mixture, pizza sauce, pepperoni and remaining cheeses.
Bake, uncovered, at 350° for 30-35 minutes or until heated through. Yield: 6 servings.
Originally published as Pizza Mac & Cheese in Fast Fixes with Mixes 2011, p35

Nutritional Facts

1-1/3 cups: 512 calories, 27g fat (14g saturated fat), 104mg cholesterol, 1038mg sodium, 32g carbohydrate (9g sugars, 2g fiber), 35g protein.

  • 1 package (7-1/4 ounces) macaroni and cheese dinner mix
  • 6 cups water
  • 1 pound ground beef
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 1 small green pepper, chopped
  • 1-1/2 cups shredded part-skim mozzarella cheese, divided
  • 1-1/2 cups shredded cheddar cheese, divided
  • 1 jar (14 ounces) pizza sauce
  • 1/2 cup sliced pepperoni
  1. Set the cheese packet from dinner mix aside. In a saucepan, bring water to a boil. Add macaroni; cook for 8-10 minutes or until tender.
  2. Meanwhile, in a large skillet, cook the beef, onion and green pepper over medium heat until meat is no longer pink; drain.
  3. Drain macaroni; stir in contents of cheese packet. Transfer to a greased round 2-1/2-qt. baking dish. Sprinkle with 1/2 cup mozzarella cheese and 1/2 cup cheddar cheese. Top with the beef mixture, pizza sauce, pepperoni and remaining cheeses.
  4. Bake, uncovered, at 350° for 30-35 minutes or until heated through. Yield: 6 servings.
Originally published as Pizza Mac & Cheese in Fast Fixes with Mixes 2011, p35

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momax2 User ID: 1024666 260172
Reviewed Jan. 23, 2017

"Been making this for years. easy & delicious. A fun alternative to pizza."

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Otje User ID: 7102394 247071
Reviewed Apr. 14, 2016

"Just tried this last night......easy to make and tastes wonderful"

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NH-rescue User ID: 4255840 243816
Reviewed Feb. 14, 2016

"Really yummy! Fun to look at, too. We made homemade mac & cheese instead of boxed, but it still tasted great. Nice combo of two favorite foods!"

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meekz User ID: 8054337 117889
Reviewed Nov. 3, 2014

"A real keeper, may double it next time."

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vewebber58 User ID: 998755 150467
Reviewed Sep. 17, 2014

"Just tried this last night......easy to make and tastes wonderful!!"

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lindernelli User ID: 7819885 111779
Reviewed Jun. 4, 2014

"Absolutely a keeper in our home."

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