"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 TimePrep: 10 min. Bake: 25 min.
- 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
- 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.
- Transfer to a greased 1-qt. baking dish. Sprinkle with cheddar cheese. Bake, uncovered, at 350° for 25 minutes or until heated through.
Nutrition Facts1 each: 393 calories, 19g fat (12g saturated fat), 74mg cholesterol, 773mg sodium, 27g carbohydrate (8g sugars, 3g fiber), 24g protein.
Originally published as Tex-Mex Macaroni in Quick Cooking January/February 2005