Macaroni and Cheese with Ground Beef, Salsa and Green Chiles

Macaroni and Cheese with Ground Beef, Salsa and Green Chiles For a little more heat, follow the recipe for Creamy Macaroni & Cheese replacing the cheddar with pepper jack cheese.

Ingredients

Original recipe yields 12 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified

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    SERVING : 12

    YIELD : 12 servings

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  • Follow basic recipe for Creamy Macaroni and Cheese, but use pepper Jack cheese, not cheddar.

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  • Heat a 10-inch skillet over medium-high heat. Cook ground beef, seasoning lightly with salt and pepper, until most of the liquid evaporates, about 5 minutes. Stir in chili powder, salsa and chilies; simmer, 2 to 3 minutes. Add cilantro, then stir mixture into macaroni. Serve hot.

Per Serving: 75 calories; protein 7.4g; carbohydrates 2.3g; fat 4.1g; cholesterol 22.9mg; sodium 305.9mg.