Cowboy Macaroni

Cowboy Macaroni


"A favorite meal of any cowboy. Includes a hearty combination of lean ground beef, macaroni, cheese, and a tomato sauce that will make you jump up and click your spurs together."


50 m servings 506 cals
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Original recipe yields 6 servings



  • Calories:
  • 506 kcal
  • 25%
  • Fat:
  • 16.7 g
  • 26%
  • Carbs:
  • 62.2g
  • 20%
  • Protein:
  • 28.9 g
  • 58%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 64 mg
  • 21%
  • Sodium:
  • 1220 mg
  • 49%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Preheat the oven to 450 degrees F (220 degrees C). Prepare the macaroni and cheese according to the directions on the package.
  2. Brown the ground beef and onion in a skillet over medium heat until the meat is no longer pink. Drain excess grease.
  3. In a 2 quart casserole dish, combine the macaroni and cheese, ground beef, onion, tomato paste, tomato sauce, and corn with its liquid. Mix well.
  4. Bake for 20 to 25 minutes in the preheated oven, or until heated through. Top with grated Parmesan cheese, if desired.
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  1. 40 Ratings


When making this i added and changed a few things. First i used a can of rotel to give it some spice and osme tomatoes i used 2 boxes of macaroni also added some garlic powder as well as onion p...

We're not big fans of canned corn so it was left out when we made this, but overall it wasn't too bad. Definitely an interesting way to make macaroni, and my picky boyfriend ate two helpings. So...

i tarted this up a bit: i used a can of diced tomatoes with chilies instead of sauce and paste, i added diced red and green peppers and garlic, spiced it up with some oregano, chili powder, and ...

Hmmm...ok but needed a bit more flavor. I think I will add a 1/2 t salt next time.

My husband really liked this recipe. I thought it was missing something (spices) but will make it again, adding cheddar cheese like someone else suggested.

I was intrigued by the combination of ingredients. However, this recipe did not live up to my expectations. It was heavy, bland and had an overpowering processed taste. I think there were too...

One of my most favorite comfort foods. The great thing about a meal like this is it bends and stretches to feed whoever you have on hand. You can use half meat, half beans....half ground turkey,...

My family loves this recipe. Didn't change a thing.

Everyone in the house loved this recipe. We will be adding it to our regular rotation! I didn't have a 10 oz can of corn or tomato sauce...they were both 15oz, but it added more flavor. Next ...