Mom's Macaroni and Cheese

READY IN: 30mins
SERVES: 4-6
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Cook macaroni in boiling salted water until tender; drain.
  • Mix cooked macaroni with butter, stirring well.
  • While macaroni is cooking, cook ground beef, garlic and onion in a large skillet until beef is browned and cooked through.
  • Drain any accumulated fat.
  • Add chili powder, salt, pepper, tomato sauce, diced tomatoes (with their juice), mixing well.
  • Bring meat mixture to a boil, then reduce heat, cover and simmer for 10-15 minutes or until macaroni is done.
  • Mix meat mixture with cooked buttered macaroni (do NOT add any additional milk as package suggests).
  • Sprinkle contents of cheese packets into pasta and stir until blended.
  • Serve garnished with grated cheddar, if desired.
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