Kick your mac and cheese up a notch with a few simple add-ins. Extra-lean ground beef and zesty salsa give this mac and cheese a hearty appeal.
What do I need ?
Original recipe yields 6 Servings
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1 lb. (450 g) extra-lean ground beef
1 jar (440 mL) salsa
1-3/4 cups water
2 cups elbow macaroni, uncooked
225 g Velveeta Process Cheese Product, cut into 1/2-inch cubes
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How do I make it ?
Brown meat in large skillet.
Stir in salsa and water. Bring to boil. Stir in macaroni; cover. Simmer on medium-low heat 8 to 10 min. or until macaroni is tender, stirring occasionally.
Add Velveeta; cook 3 min. or until Velveeta is completely melted and mixture is well blended, stirring constantly.
Kraft Kitchen Tips!
Add 1-1/2 tsp. ground cumin to the browned meat with the salsa and water.
Prepare using ground turkey.
Serve with a mixed green salad for added colour and texture.
Calories From Fat
% Daily Value
Total fat 13 g
Saturated fat 7 g
Cholesterol 65 mg
Sodium 970 mg
Total carbohydrate 37 g
Dietary fibre 1 g
Sugars 7 g
Protein 28 g
6 servings, 1 cup (250 mL) each
Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.