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Chili-Cheeseburger Mac-and-Cheese

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Makes: 4 servings adjust
Very yummy, easy, family favorite! It is a family pleaser. :)



  • 12 ounces Shells and Cheese Mix, 1 box

Step 1

Prepare shells and cheese according to package directions.


  • 1 pound Ground Beef, or turkey
  • 1 teaspoon Chili Powder
  • 14 teaspoon Ground Cumin
  • 14 teaspoon Salt
  • 15 ounces Canned Red Kidney Beans, rinsed and drained
  • 14 12 ounces Canned Diced Tomatoes with Green Chile Peppers
  • 14 cup Water

Step 2

Meanwhile, brown beef in a 12-inch (2 1/2-inch-deep) nonstick skillet or Dutch oven over medium-high heat, stirring often, 8 minutes or until no longer pink; drain and rinse under hot running water. Return beef to skillet; stir in chili powder, cumin, and salt. Cook 2 minutes. Add beans, tomatoes, and 1/4 cup water. Cook 5 to 8 minutes or until most of liquid has evaporated.


  • 2 tablespoons Fresh Parsley, chopped

Step 3

Stir prepared pasta into beef mixture, and sprinkle with chopped fresh parsley. Serve immediately.
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