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Ingredients:

  • 16 ounces - frozen vegetable blend (broccoli, carrots, cauliflower)
  • 14 ounces - Deluxe Macaroni & Cheese Dinner Made With 2% Milk Cheese
  • 3/4 cups - milk
  • 1/4 cups - Zesty Italian Dressing
  • 1 pounds - extra-lean ground beef, cooked, drained
  • 1 cups - Shredded Sharp Cheddar Cheese, divided
  • Directions:

    HEAT oven to 375°F.

    PLACE frozen vegetables in colander in sink. Cook Macaroni as directed on package. Pour cooked macaroni over vegetables in colander to drain and quickly thaw vegetables.

    RETURN macaroni and vegetables to same saucepan. Add Cheese Sauce, milk and dressing; mix well. Add cooked meat and 1/2 cup cheddar cheese; mix well. Spoon into 2-quart casserole; cover.

    BAKE 35 minutes or until heated through. Top with remaining Cheddar; bake, uncovered, 3 to 4 minutes or until cheese is melted.

    Brief Description

    This casserole's like having a cheeseburger, mac & cheese, and a big helping of vegetables—all in one tasty dish!

    Main Ingredient:

    Ground Beef

    Category:  Casseroles

    Cuisine:  American

    Prep Time: 15 min
    Cook Time: 55 min

    Notes

    SUBSTITUTE
    Substitute 1 can (12 oz.) white tuna in water, drained, for the cooked ground beef.

    MAKE AHEAD
    Prepare as directed except for baking; cover. Refrigerate up to 24 hours. When ready to serve, bake, covered, at 375°F for 40 to 45 minutes or until heated through. Remove from oven; uncover. Top with remaining cheese. Let stand 5 minutes or until cheese is melted.

    Source

    Kraft Foods

    Posted By:

    deanna

    Posted On:

    September 21, 2013

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