Cook macaroni according to package directions; drain.
Our mash-up of mac and cheese, cheese burgers, and all things spicy. Top this casserole with Flamin' Hot Cheetos for extra spicy flavor and crunch.
Servings and Ingredients
|1 (7.25-oz.) pkg. That's Smart! original macaroni and cheese dinner|
|1 (1-lbs.) pkg. 93%-lean ground beef|
|¾ c. Hy-Vee 2% reduced-fat milk|
|¼ c. Hy-Vee salted butter|
|½ (8-oz.) Hy-Vee cream cheese, cubed|
|6 slice(s) Hy-Vee American cheese, unwrapped and cubed|
|2 tbsp. Sriracha hot sauce|
|1 ½ c. Flamin' Hot Crunchy Cheetos, slightly crushed|
|Assorted sliced chile peppers, such as jalapenos, serranos, habaneros, and/or banana peppers, for garnish|
Things To Grab
- Large stockpot
- Large nonstick skillet
- Meat thermometer
Meanwhile, cook beef in a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat for 8 to 10 minutes or until cooked through (165 degrees), breaking up large pieces; drain.
Add macaroni to beef in skillet. Sprinkle with sauce mix from macaroni and cheese dinner; add milk, butter, cream cheese, and American cheese. Cook over medium heat until cheeses are melted. Stir in Sriracha. Top with crushed Cheetos and desired chile peppers.
Hyvee Culinary Expert TipChile peppers contain volatile oils that can burn your skin and eyes. When working with hot peppers, wear protective gloves.
Amounts Per Serving
- Total Fat: 30g
- Cholesterol: 100mg
- Sodium: 920mg
- Total Carbohydrates: 37g
- Protein: 25g