Chile Macaroni Con Queso Style

Total Time
45mins
Prep
15 mins
Cook
30 mins

This is a typical kid friendly comfort food meal. My own variation of a recipe from a good friend. It is a simple meal to make and great for a cold winter day dinner. If you like cheese as I do, you may add more then indicted below. You may substitute low fat shredded cheese and/or low carb elbows if desired. Serve with a salad and your done!

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Ingredients

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Directions

  1. Cook macaroni according to directions on the macaroni box.
  2. Drain and set aside to cool.
  3. Brown ground beef and add taco seasoning.
  4. In a large bowl add cooled elbows, ground beef, two cans of diced tomatoes.
  5. Mix all ingredients.
  6. Add 3/4 of the shredded cheese bag to bowl and mix.
  7. Transfer ingredients to a large lasagna pan.
  8. Add remaining cheese and put on top of the casserole.
  9. Bake at 350 degrees for 30 minutes or until cheese is bubbling and lightly browned.