Meat and Veggie Mac
Serves: 4 | Serving Size: 11⁄2 cups
1 package (7.5 ounces) macaroni and cheese mix
1 package (16 ounces) mixed vegetables, frozen
11⁄2 cups cooked meat (beef, pork, or chicken) chopped
1⁄4 cup nonfat milk
1/8 teaspoon garlic or onion powder
- Cook macaroni in large saucepan as directed on package. Add the frozen vegetables after about 5 minutes. Cook until macaroni is tender and vegetables are cooked. Drain.
- Return macaroni and vegetables to the pan. Add the meat.
- Stir the cheese sauce mix, milk, and garlic or onion powder together. Stir into macaroni mixture.
- Cook over low heat for 1-2 minutes or until heated through. Stir off and on.
Omit the butter or margarine recommended on the package to save calories and fat.