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Beefy Macaroni and Cheese Bake

User Rating 4 Star Rating (3 Reviews)


Beefy Macaroni and Cheese Bake
Enjoy this recipe for a ground beef and macaroni and cheese combination, made with a simple packaged cheese sauce and bread crumb topping. The chopped chile peppers give this casserole a little Tex-Mex flavor.

Cook Time: 45 minutes

Total Time: 45 minutes


  • 8 ounces macaroni, uncooked
  • 1 pound ground chuck
  • 1/2 cup chopped onion
  • 1 envelope cheese sauce mix (1 1/4 ounces)
  • 1 1/4 cups milk
  • 1/4 cup mayonnaise
  • 1 can (4 ounces) chopped mild green chiles
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1/4 cup fine dry bread crumbs
  • 2 teaspoons dried parsley flakes


Cook macaroni as directed on package; drain.

In a large skillet, brown ground beef with onion, stirring to break up. Drain off excess fat. Stir in dry cheese sauce mix, milk, and mayonnaise. Add chiles and cooked macaroni; bring to a boil, stirring occasionally. Spoon macaroni mixture into a 1 1/2-quart casserole. Melt butter; stir in crumbs and parsley flakes. Sprinkle over casserole. Bake at 375° for 20 to 30 minutes, or until lightly browned.
Serves 4 to 6.

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 3 out of 5
Pretty good recipe, Member scuterot

I would say this recipe it just what the ""3 stars"" stands for. Its a good, and dependable recipe. I would make it again. I like that I had all the ingredients on hand.

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