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VELVEETA Southwest Mac 'n Cheese

photo by:kraft
Lean ground beef and a tomato-chile mix give this VELVEETA mac and cheese its Southwestern appeal.
10 min
35 min
6 servings, 1 cup each

What You Need

lb.  lean ground beef
cans  (10 oz. each) RO*TEL Diced Tomatoes & Green Chilies, undrained
cup  water
cups  elbow macaroni, uncooked
lb.  (8 oz.) VELVEETA®, cut into 1/2-inch cubes

Make It

BROWN meat in large skillet; drain.

STIR in tomatoes and water. Bring to boil. Stir in macaroni. Reduce heat to medium-low; cover. Simmer 8 to 10 min. or until macaroni is tender, stirring occasionally.

ADD VELVEETA; cook until completely melted, stirring frequently.

Ro*Tel is a product of ConAgra Foods, Inc.

Kraft Kitchens Tips

Serving Suggestion
For added color and texture, serve with a mixed green salad tossed with your favorite KRAFT Salad Dressing.
For a Milder Taste
Prepare as directed, using only 1 can (10 oz.) RO*TEL Diced Tomatoes & Green Chilies, undrained, and increasing water to 2 cups.
Substitute ground turkey for the ground beef.
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