Flamin' Hot Cheetos Mac and Cheese Burger Casserole

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Flamin' Hot Cheetos Mac and Cheese Burger Casserole

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Recipe Data

6
Servings
5min
Prep
25min
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    Description

    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.

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    Servings and Ingredients

    Ingredients
    Serves 6
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    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
    • Colander
    • Large nonstick skillet
    • Meat thermometer

    Directions

    1. Cook macaroni according to package directions; drain.

    2. 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.

    3. 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 Tip
      Chile peppers contain volatile oils that can burn your skin and eyes. When working with hot peppers, wear protective gloves.
      Hy-Vee Test Kitchen

    Nutrition facts

    Servings

    530 Calories per serving

    Amounts Per Serving

    • Total Fat: 30g
    • Cholesterol: 100mg
    • Sodium: 920mg
    • Total Carbohydrates: 37g
    • Protein: 25g

    Daily Values

    0%
    Iron 20%
    0%
    Calcium 30%
    0%
    Vitamin D 15%
    0%
    Potassium 10%

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    Seasons October 2019