Tex-Mex Mac & Cheese Skillet Recipe

This one-pan wonder combines classic mac and cheese with Tex-Mex flavors.
  • Ready in: 30 minutes
  • Chill/Cook time: 30 minutes
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  • Servings: 6

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ingredients

cooking methods

  • Stovetop

directions

  1. In large skillet over medium-high heat, combine ground beef and Garlic Garlic Seasoning; salt and pepper as desired. Cook and crumble until cooked through and no longer pink, about 6-8 minutes; drain off liquid.
  2. Add tomato sauce and Mom's Favorite Taco Seasoning; simmer 5 minutes. Stir in macaroni, milk and water. Cover and bring to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer 11-13 minutes, stirring occasionally, or until noodles are tender.
  3. Remove from heat and stir in cheese. Serve immediately. Sauce will continue to thicken upon standing.
Makes 6 servings.

Serve with a green salad and garlic toast.

Wine Pairing: Pinot Grigio.

Make Ahead & Freeze: Combine step 1 ingredients in a quart freezer bag. Combine tomato sauce and Mom's Favorite Taco Seasoning in a quart freezer bag. Place both bags in a gallon freezer bag. Seal well, label and freeze. Thaw completely. Continue with step 1.

Nutrition per Serving:
Calories:
 580
Fat: 25g
Sodium:1,350mg
Carbs: 52g
Fiber: 3g
Sugar: 12g
Protein: 34g

 

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