READY IN: 25mins
Recipe by Banriona

An easy kid-pleasy meal in minutes. This is one that I make off the top of my head on a regular basis during busy weekdays so forgive me if the recipe is a little vague. I'm trying to get all the recipes out of my head and recorded before my son goes off to college soon.

Top Review by EverydayGourmet

The family loved this! I altered it a bit by adding garlic powder and some Sriracha sauce to the ground beef and skipping the veggies. I added an extra can of diced tomatoes without the juice. The recipe in general is way high in sodium, but good as an occasional treat. I drank water all night.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Prepare mac & cheese according to package directions.
  2. While noodles are cooking, brown ground beef until no longer pink. Drain meat and tomatoes; rinse thoroughly with hot water to remove excess grease and salt. Return to pan and stir in vegetables and soup mix. Let simmer on low while you complete the mac & cheese.
  3. When you have completed all mac & cheese box instructions mix cream cheese and sour cream in with prepared mac & cheese. Stir until cream cheese is completely melted and well mixed. Add in beef mixture and serve.

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