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Beef & Cheddar Mac

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4 servings

Want a hearty dish, quick? Beef up your mac and cheese with diced tomatoes, ground beef and sharp cheddar. Serves four in 20 minutes flat!

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Make It

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  • Prepare Dinner as directed on package, using the Light Prep directions.
  • Meanwhile, brown meat in skillet on medium heat. Stir in tomatoes; simmer 5 min., stirring occasionally.
  • Add meat mixture to Dinner; mix lightly. Top with cheese.

Special Equipment Needed

Keeping it Safe

Be sure to thaw frozen ground beef safely. Keep the meat wrapped and thaw it on the bottom shelf of the refrigerator, not on the countertop.

Special Extra

Add 1 tsp. chili powder to browned meat along with the tomatoes.


  • 4 servings

Healthy Living

  • Generally Nutritious
  • Diabetes Center

Diabetes Center

  • Carb Choices: 2-1/2 Carb Choice

Diet Exchange

  • 2-1/2 Starch
  • 2 Meat (L)
  • 1 Fat

Nutrition Bonus

Feel good about serving your friends and family this cheesy dish that's made with better-for-you ingredients and can fit into a healthful eating plan.

Nutritional Information

Serving Size 4 servings
Calories 320
Total fat 9g
Saturated fat 5g
Cholesterol 55mg
Sodium 530mg
Carbohydrate 39g
Dietary fiber 2g
Sugars 7g
Protein 21g
% Daily Value
Vitamin A 15 %DV
Vitamin C 15 %DV
Calcium 20 %DV
Iron 15 %DV

* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.

Ratings & Reviews

Rated 1 out of 5 by from Watery and bland. Watery and bland. If I did make this again, I would drain the tomatoes and add some onion or garlic to give it some flavour.
Date published: 2009-12-31
Rated 5 out of 5 by from My 11 year old LOVED this! My 11 year old LOVED this!
Date published: 2010-07-20
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