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* Exported from MasterCook *Five Layer Mac N'Cheese Casserole
Recipe By : Real Food for Real PeopleServing Size : 8 Preparation Time :0:00Categories : Beef CasseroleCheese Main DishAmount Measure Ingredient -- Preparation Method-------- ------------ --------------------------------3 cups Macaroni, cooked, elbow1 pound Velveeta -- cubed1/8 cup Milk, 2% lowfat1 pound Lean Ground Beef -- browned and drained1 package Taco Seasoning Mix1/2 cup Sour Cream1/2 cup Salsa1/2 cup Tortilla Chips -- crushed1 cup Monterey Jack Cheese -- shreddedPreheat oven to 400 degrees F. Combine ground beef and seasoning mix in large skillet. Cook over medium heat, stirring occasionally, for 2 to 3 minutes. Set aside. In a medium sized glass bowl, combine Velveeta with milk, and cook for 1 minute bursts, stirring after each minute, until cheese is melted and blends smoothly with milk. Combine with cooked elbow macaroni, sour cream and salsa. Spread 1/2 of this mixture over bottom of 8-inch-square baking pan that has been prepared with non-stick cooking spray. Top with 1/2 beef mixture. Spread remaining mac n'cheese mixture over top of beef mixture, top with remaining beef mixture, then top with crushed tortilla chips. Cover with shredded cheese. Bake for 20 to 25 minutes or until bubbly around edges.- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - Per Serving (excluding unknown items): 684 Calories; 45g Fat (57.2% calories from fat); 36g Protein; 39g Carbohydrate; 2g Dietary Fiber; 133mg Cholesterol; 2019mg Sodium. Exchanges: 1 1/2 Grain(Starch); 4 1/2 Lean Meat; 0 Vegetable; 0 Non-Fat Milk; 6 Fat; 1 Other Carbohydrates.
Yuuuuuummmmmmmmmm! What a dish! Oh, and the recipe looks good too...lol.
Ok, it really does look wonderful Skip. I've been tempted to make some mac n chz lately. Must be the cooler temps (80 degree temps we had for 2 days) and in the mood for some comfort food. (need to email you about our ordeal)
Guess what I'll be making for dinner tonight! This sure sounds good!
Thanks for sharing Rosie!
UmmmmHmmmm.... Now you're tryin' to kill me, Rosie!
Sounds wonderful and very "fallish". I'm with Jillie, I've been craving a good mac and cheese recipe lately as well. We finally have a very rainy & cool day - 70! (with a high of only 82 - wahoooo!). Love this weather and it really makes me want to bake something.
lol Before I even get past that title I'm going to be in trouble ~ Thanks Rosie ~ You are truly the Queen of Mac & Cheese Recipes ~ Janie
Revisiting with an old "Favorite " tonight ~ Emilys Famous Fried Potatoes and Spinach ~ Yum Steaks on the grill shooms on top and good ball Game
Go Phill's ~ Janie
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Enjoying every Minute.
Hi Suz, Don't you just love the fact that its Fat Free ~ Janie lol
Another recipe that has me drooling . Thanks Rosie Gal.
Janie, We're having steaks tonight too.
Wow, this recipe has all the yummiest ingrediants. Thank you!
Our temps are finally cooling too so this will go to my TTF to make soon. So many great flavors for a wonderful dish.....pure comfort food! Thanks for sharing!
Yowzers!!! This looks awesome. Thanks!
Ok, no comment on Rosie being a dish? Lol.
Suziee, your low temps are like ours, where are you located?
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