Chile Macaroni Con Queso Style

READY IN: 45mins
Recipe by atm1970

This is a typical kid friendly comfort food meal. My own variation of a recipe from a good friend. It is a simple meal to make and great for a cold winter day dinner. If you like cheese as I do, you may add more then indicted below. You may substitute low fat shredded cheese and/or low carb elbows if desired. Serve with a salad and your done!

Top Review by Noo8820

Perfect comfort food!
I didn't have tomatoes with chillies, so just chopped up some jalapenos from a jar, which I always have in the house. Also used low fat cheese, and you would never have guessed.
Great flavours, nicely spiced...DH and I loved it...
Made for PAC-OCT '11.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Cook macaroni according to directions on the macaroni box.
  2. Drain and set aside to cool.
  3. Brown ground beef and add taco seasoning.
  4. In a large bowl add cooled elbows, ground beef, two cans of diced tomatoes.
  5. Mix all ingredients.
  6. Add 3/4 of the shredded cheese bag to bowl and mix.
  7. Transfer ingredients to a large lasagna pan.
  8. Add remaining cheese and put on top of the casserole.
  9. Bake at 350 degrees for 30 minutes or until cheese is bubbling and lightly browned.

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