1 l-ish ground beef browned with 1 chopped ontion, drained. 1 can tomatoes, 1 can corn both undrained, 1 cn drained black beans. 1 can beef broth 1/2 can water, 2 boxes delux mac. Simmer 10ish min, add cheese, parm cheese (1-2 TBS) 1-2 tsp taco sauce, top w/ dollup sour cream slt pepper and a dash of garlic powder. pretty good- i can work with it.