Meat and Vegetable Macaroni

Serves: 4 (Serving size: 1 1⁄4 cup)Meat Veggie Mac

Ingredients

  • 1 7.25 ounce package macaroni and cheese mix
  • 1 16-ounce package frozen mixed vegetables
  • 1 1/2 cups chopped cooked beef, pork, or chicken
  • 1/4 cup nonfat milk
  • 1⁄8 teaspoon garlic or onion powder


Directions

  1. Wash hands.
  2. Cook macaroni in large saucepan as directed on package. After about 5 minutes, add the frozen vegetables and continue cooking until macaroni is tender and vegetables are cooked; drain.
  3. Return macaroni and vegetables to the pan. Add the meat.
  4. Stir the cheese sauce mix, milk, and garlic or onion powder together. Stir into macaroni mixture. (Omit the butter/margarine recommended on the package.).
  5. Cook over low heat for 1 to 2 minutes or until heated through, stirring occasionally.

Nutrient information per serving: 360 calories, 5 g total fat, 2 g saturated fat, 0 g trans fat, 55 mg cholesterol, 530 mg so- dium, 52 g carbohydrate, 5 g dietary fiber, 5 g sugar, 27 g protein

Recipe courtesy of Spend Smart. Eat Smart.

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