Cheeseburger Mac

Ground Beef served with macaroni noodles and a cheesy sauce. A favorite for kids and adults alike.

  • 25
    min
  • 4
    SERVINGS
  • 430
    Cal
  • 37 g
    Protein

Ingredients:

  • 1 pound Ground Beef (93% lean or leaner)
  • 1-3/4 cups water
  • 1 cup dry elbow macaroni
  • 6 ounces processed cheese spread, cut into cubes
  • 8 to 10 dill pickle slices (optional)

Cooking:

  1. Heat large nonstick skillet over medium heat until hot. Add ground beef; cook 8 to 10 minutes, breaking into 3/4-inch crumbles and stirring occasionally.

    Cook's Tip: Cooking times are for fresh or thoroughly thawed ground beef. Ground beef should be cooked to an internal temperature of 160°F. Color is not a reliable indicator of ground beef doneness.
  2. Stir in water and macaroni; bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer 9 to 11 minutes or until macaroni is tender.

  3. Stir in cheese cubes. Cook 1 to 2 minutes or until heated through, stirring occasionally.

  4. Season with salt and pepper, as desired. Serve beef mixture topped with pickle slices, if desired.

430 CALORIES

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11g SAT FAT

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37g PROTEIN

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4 mg IRON

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7.8 mg ZINC

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* Based on a 2,000 calorie diet
** Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000-calorie diet

Nutrition information per serving: 430 Calories; 22 Calories from fat; 22g Total Fat (11 g Saturated Fat; 0.5 g Trans Fat; 1 g Polyunsaturated Fat; 6.8 g Monounsaturated Fat;) 127 mg Cholesterol; 787 mg Sodium; 21 g Total Carbohydrate; 0.8 g Dietary Fiber; 37 g Protein; 4 mg Iron; 486.9 mg Potassium; 8.1 mg Niacin; 0.5 mg Vitamin B6; 3.4 mcg Vitamin B12; 7.8 mg Zinc; 46.1 mcg Selenium; 113.3 mg Choline.

This recipe is an excellent source of Protein, Iron, Niacin, Vitamin B6, Vitamin B12, Zinc, Selenium, and Choline; and a good source of Potassium.

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