Meat and Veggie Mac

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Serving Size: 
1 1/2 cups
Cost Per Serving: 
  • 1 7 1/4 ounce package macaroni & 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
  1. Cook macaroni in large saucepan as directed on package. After about 5 minutes, add the frozen vegetables and continue cooking until macaroni is tenderand vegetables are cooked; drain.
  2. Return macaroni and vegetables to the pan. Add the meat.
  3. Stir the cheese sauce mix, milk, and garlic or onion powder together. Stir into macaroni mixture. (Omit the butter/margarine recommended on the package).
  4. Cook over low heat for 1 to 2 minutes or until heated through, stirring occasionally.
  • Omit the butter/margarine recommended on the package to save calories and fat!