Glorified Macaroni and Cheese

Total Time
Prep 5 mins
Cook 20 mins

On a day that cooking was not my priority, I came up with this easy fix. Had all the ingredients handy, and voila!! ,almost an instant meal

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Brown meat and onion.
  2. Add tomato and seasonings.
  3. While they are cooking, prepare mac and cheese as directed on the box.
  4. Put the beef mix.
  5. in a bowl.
  6. You do not need to drain it.
  7. Add mac & cheese.
  8. Stir well to blend all.


Most Helpful

I am doing something I don't normally do - giving stars to a recipe that I royally messed up. However .... the add-ins tasted good. It was just my mac & cheese mix that was the pits. (A Keto brand low carb box that I had kickin' around the pantry.) This is a good way to dress up a REAL box of mac & cheese. I recommend including the garlic.

evewitch July 22, 2005

I have gone something like this before, although, not with the onions. I will normally add ground beef and chili powder, or ground beef, garlic powder, oregano, and canned diced tomatoes. A little Tex-Mex, a little Italian :) I like your idea of adding the onion flavor to the mac n' cheese. It sounds like it will just add something extra. Thanks!

MizEmerilLagasse July 31, 2004

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