Spicy Beef Mac & CheeseA quick and easy one dish meal for those days when time is short. It’s also really good! Serve with a salad and toasted garlic bread for a delicious dinner.

1 pound ground beef chuck
1 (16) ounce jar chunky salsa*
1 3/4 cups water
1 (7 ounce) package elbow macaroni, uncooked
12 ounces Velveeta process cheese spread

1. Brown meat in large skillet; drain. Add salsa and water. Bring to a boil. Stir in macaroni. Reduce heat to medium-low; cover. Simmer 8-10 minutes or until macaroni is tender.

2. Add Velveeta; stir until melted. Makes 4-6 servings.

*Adjust the amount of spice you want by choosing a mild, medium or hot salsa. If you like it hotter, add 1/4 teaspoon crushed red peppers to the meat after draining.

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