Mac-O'-Lantern

READY IN: 40mins
Recipe by KGCOOK

This would be a surprise for the kids at Halloween time.

Top Review by dukeswalker

Couldn't be offensive if it tried. Good, basic recipe that everyone ate. Perfect for Halloween...thanks!

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 1 (8 ounce) can pizza sauce, divided
  • 1 (7 1/4 ounce) package macaroni and cheese mix
  • 1 lb 93% lean ground beef, cooked, drained, and divided
  • 1 egg, lightly beaten
  • 12 teaspoon dried basil leaves
  • 14 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 12 cup mozzarella cheese, shredded

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
  2. Cook macaroni according to package directions.
  3. Remove and set aside 1/4 cup pizza sauce.
  4. Combine prepared macaroni, half the ground beef, remaining pizza sauce, garlic powder, egg, and basil.
  5. Spoon evenly into a 9 inch pie plate.
  6. Sprinkle with cheese.
  7. Combine remaining meat with the reserved pizza sauce.
  8. Use to create a jack-o'-lantern face on top of the casserole.
  9. Bake 15 minutes.
  10. Let stand 5 miutes before serving.
  11. Serve with salad.

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