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Beef ‘n’ Cheese Macaroni

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 30 min.


4-6 servings

"I love to make this delicious main dish for my brother and me when our parents are at work at dinnertime," reports Jamie Brown of Witchita, Kansas. The mild-tasting combination of ground beef and noodles is sure to be a hit with even the pickiest eaters.


  • 1/2 pound ground beef
  • 1 package (7 ounces) elbow macaroni
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1 cup cubed process American cheese (Velveeta)
  • 1/4 cup milk
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt


  1. In a skillet, cook beef over medium heat until no longer pink.
  2. Meanwhile, in a saucepan, cook macaroni according to package directions; drain and set aside. In the same pan, melt butter. Add the cheese, milk and salt; cook and stir until the cheese is melted. Drain beef. Stir beef and macaroni into cheese sauce; heat through.

Nutrition Facts

1 each: 279 calories, 13g fat (7g saturated fat), 42mg cholesterol, 392mg sodium, 26g carbohydrate (3g sugars, 1g fiber), 15g protein.

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