Macaroni and Cheese IV

Macaroni and Cheese IV


"My macaroni and cheese is not the orange type. My husband is very fussy when it comes to food, but he can not get enough of this one. Hope you enjoy it as much as we do. Don't forget the crusty sourdough bread."


servings 848 cals
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Original recipe yields 7 servings



  • Calories:
  • 848 kcal
  • 42%
  • Fat:
  • 36.4 g
  • 56%
  • Carbs:
  • 85.5g
  • 28%
  • Protein:
  • 42.6 g
  • 85%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 116 mg
  • 39%
  • Sodium:
  • 1123 mg
  • 45%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. In a large pot with boiling salted water cook macaroni pasta until al dente. Drain.
  2. In a large skillet cook ground beef until no pink remains. Drain excess grease.
  3. In a large bowl add the tomato juice, diced tomatoes, cooked ground beef, cooked and drained pasta, one package of the grated cheese, and mix well. Pour into a 2 quart casserole baking dish. Spread remaining package of grated cheese over the top.
  4. In a 425 degree F (220 degree F) oven bake until the cheese on top is melted, then broil until the cheese is golden brown.
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  1. 26 Ratings


Pretty good made just as the recipe says, but there are a couple of changes I may try next time. For starters there are A LOT of noodles. I would cut them down to 16 oz. instead of 24. I also a...

My daughter and husband really liked this dish. Like the others before me, I too made some modifications since I thought 2 boxes of pasta would be way too much. I used one box of tri-colored rot...

This recipe is simply fantastic. I was looking for an easy Friday night meal for my family and came across this one. I have three teenage boys and they loved this. It has become a weekly stap...

I read the other reviews and thought I needed to add a little more to the recipe- I used ground turkey instead of ground beef and gluten-free noodles instead of regular ones. I also added anothe...

This was delicious! It honestly looked pretty bland, but it was VERY TASTY! I of course made modifications, as other reviewers did. I used a 16 oz box of elbow mac, Hot & Spicy V8 (3/4 of the...

Where as my childrend LOVED this, it really shouldn't be called Macaroni and cheese. It's more like a goulash. There was not even CLOSE to enough cheese in it to constitute calling it Macaroni...

My husband and I really liked this recipe. However, even using just the 16 oz box of macaroni noodles, this recipe makes a TON! I will probably try to halve it next time. We have eaten it twi...

I also would not call it macaroni and cheese, but I WOULD call it good. Used Ro-Tel tomoatoes as someone suggested. (the recipe is incorrect, it needs only 1-12oz box of pasta, probably just a t...

The taste is good, but I am surprised no one has mentioned that the directions are off a bit. The ingredients mention a chopped onin, but the directions don't tell you where to add it (I am gues...