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VeggiMex Mac and Cheese

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Makes: 6 servings Total Time: 40 min
Category: Dinner Entrees Sub Category: Vegetarian Entrees

what you need
  • 1 small onion, diced
  • 1/2 green bell pepper, diced
  • 1 med. zucchini, 1/2" cubed
  • 1 can (10 oz.) Ro*Tel Original Tomatoes & Green Chilies, drained
  • 1 pkg. Kraft Homestyle Macaroni and Cheese
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 2 Tbsp. butter
  • 2 Tbsp. olive oil
  • 8 oz. (1/2 of 16 oz. box) Velveeta Mexican Cheese, Small Cubed
make it
Preheat oven to 425°F. Place onion, green pepper, zucchini in a heated saute pan with olive oil. Cook until lightly browned and tender (8 minutes) over medium heat.

Add drained can of Ro*Tel tomatoes and chilies to vegetables, cook additional 2 minutes, and then keep warm.

While vegetables are being sauteed, prepare Homestyle macaroni and cheese per package directions. During step 3 on package directions, add cubed Velveeta to cheese sauce mixture until melted, continue with step 4 of package directions.

Layer 1/2 macaroni and cheese in bottom of 1 1/2 quart casserole dish, layer vegetables on top, then add remaining macaroni and cheese. Top with bread crumb packet.

Bake for 10 minutes. Let sit for 5 minutes before serving.
Makes a great mid-week supper or it can be doubled for taking to a potluck.
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