Southwestern Haystacks

Southwestern Haystacks


"This is a great recipe that we throw together and the whole family loves it...even the picky ones!"


20 m servings 877 cals
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Original recipe yields 6 servings



  • Calories:
  • 877 kcal
  • 44%
  • Fat:
  • 42.6 g
  • 65%
  • Carbs:
  • 84.5g
  • 27%
  • Protein:
  • 39.2 g
  • 78%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 121 mg
  • 40%
  • Sodium:
  • 844 mg
  • 34%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. In a large skillet over medium-high heat, brown hamburger. Drain fat, add tomatoes, corn, and beans and heat through. Season with garlic powder, salt and pepper.
  2. Cook elbow macaroni in a large pot of boiling water until tender. Remove from heat and drain.
  3. Top macaroni with meat mixture, grated cheddar, and a dollop of sour cream.
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  1. 103 Ratings


My family really enjoyed this meal. I did a bit different, though. I cooked the ground beef with a teaspoon of minced garlic and about a 1/3 of cup of onions. I, also, added the chili powder ...

I make a very similar dish- except I use a 16 oz jar of salsa instead of the canned tomatoes and serve it wrapped burrito-style in tortillas with the cheese and sour cream, instead of over pasta...

This is a great recipe especially with tomatoes fresh from the garden. I found that the beans should be drained. A little extra garlic powder and some chile powder really added a lot of zip.

Thanks to all the other reviewers for their great suggestions on improving this dish. I am not sure how I would have rated it had I done it as written. I added garlic and onion to the meat while...

this came out really disappointing for us. I would not make it again. we did use a different kind of noodles but I dont think it would make a difference.

We changed a bit as follows: browned 2lbs ground beef with 1/2 cup of chopped onion. Added the corn, 1 can black beans, 1 can rotel, and garlic powder. We then used Mexican-style shredded che...

This was a hit with my kids. I sometimes cook for our Wednesday nite get together at my daughter's home. I added 1 stalk celery chopped, 1/2 white onion chopped, 1 clove of garlic, minced, 1/2 c...

The reviews make this a better recipe than the original. I wouldn't rate it quite this high except for versatility. Added chili powder, garlic powder, seasoned salt, seasoned pepper and cumin. T...

I liked the combination of ingrediants! Next time though, I will add one more can of tomatoes or jar of salsa!! I did add cumin, minced garlic, 1 chopped onion and chili powder like some of the ...