Friday, February 12, 2010

SIDES: Killer Mac 'n Cheese

Serving Size: 5-6

  • 2 Boxes of ready made macaroni and cheese - recommend Annie's Organic
  • 1/2 pound lean ground beef or chicken
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 1 tomato, chopped
  • 1 large red pepper (bell-pepper), chopped
  • 2-3 tbsp of mixed spices: mainly pepper, chile flakes, and cayenne pepper
  • 1/4 tsp Salt
  • 1 tsp Black Pepper
  • Boil water for pasta
  • Cook and strain pasta
  • Saute onions with a dash of oil for approximately 2-3 minutes in a large frying pan
  • Add in ground beef, salt and pepper
  • Continue to cook on medium heat until meat is cooked
  • Add in chopped red pepper, and mixed spices
  • Mix cheese with pasta - use a pot that will have enough room for the ground beef and pasta
  • Pour cooked ground beef into the pasta and cheese mix, keep pot on low heat
  • Mix beef and pasta so that beef is well distributed
  • Add in chopped tomatoes
  • Add additional black pepper to taste 
  • Serve

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