Total Time
Prep 20 mins
Cook 30 mins

This recipe came from an off-brand box of Macaroni and Cheese. It has become a family staple as it is frugal, easy to make and delicious. A real kid pleaser.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Heat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Prepare box of macaroni and cheese as directed on the box.
  3. While preparing the macaroni and cheese, in a dutch oven brown the ground beef with the onion.
  4. After ground beef is browned, mix in the soup, milk, and prepared macaroni and cheese. Mix thoroughly.
  5. Place mixture in a 9x13 greased pan.
  6. Sprinkle shredded cheese over the top.
  7. Bake, uncovered for 30 minute or until the edges are bubbling.
  8. Let stand for 15 minutes then serve.
Most Helpful

Definitely a great kid-pleaser meal. I used half lean ground beef and half turkey sausage. It was cheesy and filling. We had steamed broccoli on the side. Thanx for a nice way to spiff up a mac&cheese mix.

*Parsley* April 19, 2010