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Tex Mex Mac & Cheese

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Tex Mex Mac and Cheese
  • Servings: 10
  • Prep Time: 15 mins
  • Cook Time: 5-6 hrs
  • Total Time: 6 hrs 15 mins


2 lbs Lean Ground Beef
1 cup Chopped Onion, 1 large
3 cups Shredded Mexican Cheese Blend, 12 oz
1 jar Salsa, 16 oz
1 jar Process Cheese Dip, 15 oz
1 can Diced Green Chili Peppers, undrained, 4 oz
1 can sliced Pitted Ripe Olives, drained, 2.25 oz
12 oz Dried Elbow Macaroni


In large skillet, cook ground beef and onion over medium high heat until meat is browned, using a wooden spoon to break up meat as it cooks. Drain off fat.

Transfer meat mixture to 4 1/2 to 6 quart slow cooker. Stir in Mexican cheese, salsa, cheese dip, chile peppers, and olives.

Cover and cook on low setting for 5 1/2 to 6 hours. Cook macaroni as package directs; drain. Stir cooked macaroni into mixture in cooker.