Favorite Recipes: Easy One Dish Meal * for Mac n' Cheese Lovers *1-412721089

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Name: Carly S. (artsyangel2007)
Total Recipes: 14

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Easy One Dish Meal * for Mac n' Cheese Lovers *1-412721089

Dish: One-dish Meals
Dish Type: Pastas & Noodles
Cooking Method: Baked
Diet: Healthy
Difficulty: 1 / 10
Servings: 4
Prep Time: 15 min.
Cook Time: 35 min.
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Ingredients
  • 1 Lb. - Lean Ground Round * browned* Turkey works really well too!
  • 1 Box (16 oz) - Reduced Fat @Kraft Velvetta Macaroni and Cheese *reserve cheese for casserole prep.
  • 1 8 oz can - Ro-tel *any brands ok* But I get the ones with peppers (undrained)
  • 4 oz Bag - Reducced Fat @Kraft shredded Sharp Cheddar or Mexican cheese
  • 1/2 tsp. - Ground Oregano
  • 1/4 tsp. - Garlic Powder
Directions
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees for 15 minutes.
  2. Dice onion.
  3. While the over is preheating, start beef browning on stove. Add garlic and onion (diced).
  4. While beef is browning, prepare the Macaroni and Cheese according to directions (leave slightly al' dente) Important so that the macaroni won't get mushy during baking. Drain, rinse well.
  5. Pour the macaroni into the casserole dish, add the oregano. Stir well.
  6. Now mix in the tomatoes.
  7. Drain the beef (turkey), onions and garlic mixture. . Add to the casserole. Don't stir yet
  8.  Finally add the  Cheese Mix (from the Kraft box). Wait to stir.
  9. Don't stir till you add the 4 ounces of shredded cheese. Mix gently but thouroughly.
  10. Cover with aluminum foil sealing tightly.
  11. Bake at 350 degrees for 35 minutes allowing the flavors to mix well.
  12. Remove from oven. Be careful taking the foil off.
  13. Allow to sit a few minutes.
  14. Serve.

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Notes

t's my families favorite dsh. 

Serve with a small tossed salad. 

For desert: Orange sherbert!

 

It really is better with Turkey!

 


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