|September 26, 2022


Easy Homemade Mac and Cheese loaded with beef is the ultimate dinner delicacy, ready and on the table in less than 30 minutes! This a mouthwatering pasta recipe with a kick of spice and incredible flavors that your entire family will go crazy about! 

Beef mac and cheese is a mouthwateringly delicious and hearty meal that your entire family can enjoy. This Mexican beef recipe makes for a quick and easy dinner that you can even serve directly out of the pot. This is yet another delicacy coming out of Mexico, just like the caldo de res recipe, beef enchilada casserole, Mexican shredded beef, or the delicious Mexican steak.

Beef mac and cheese is a complete meal filled with veggies, beef, pasta, and cheese – all cooked in one pan. It is absolutely delicious and easy to make, just like shredded beef tacos, or pulled beef tacos.


How to make fantastic beef mac and cheese?

When it comes to beef mac and cheese, two fabulous comfort foods come together in one pan for the best thing that you’ll ever eat in your life. This recipe is the next level of greatness.

There are many Mac and cheese recipes on the internet, but this Mexican beef recipe is different Here, you have the option of using leftover chili or making an incredibly tasty chili from scratch! This Chili Mac is bursting with flavors! There’s so much of it in this casserole we found ourselves eating it straight out of the pan! Plates are anyway not needed for something like this.

Preparing Beef Mac and Cheese can be summarized in a few short steps:

  • Preparing the beef - Heat olive oil in a pot over medium heat then add minced garlic and chopped onion. Stir until the onion becomes translucent.
  • Add the beef, and occasionally stir until it becomes brown.
  • Incorporating the veggies and macaroni: Add the macaroni, kidney beans, peas, tomato sauce, hot sauce, salt, pepper, paprika and onion powder. Then add the chicken broth.
  • Cook for 15-18 minutes or until the macaroni is fully cooked.
  • Adding the cheese: Add the mozzarella cheese stir, then add more mozzarella cheese on top, and serve hot.
  • Garnish with some chopped parsley.


Beef mac and cheese is a mouthwateringly delicious and hearty meal that your entire family can enjoy. It is absolutely delicious and easy to make too!

Print Recipe
  • Course - Dinner, Main Course
  • Cuisine - American
  • Prep Time - 5 minutes
  • Cook Time - 25 minutes
  • Total Time - 30 minutes
  • Servings - 8
  • Calories - 564kcal


  • 1 tablespoon - Olive oil
  • 3 cloves - Garlic (minced)
  • 1 - Onion (chopped)
  • 1 cup - Peas
  • 750g - Beef (minced)
  • 500g - Tomato sauce
  • 2 tablespoons - Hot sauce
  • 400g - Canned kidney beans (drained)
  • 3 cups - Beef (or chicken) broth
  • 350g - Macaroni
  • 1 cup - Shredded mozzarella cheese
  • ½ teaspoon - Salt
  • ½ teaspoon - Ground paprika
  • ½ teaspoon - Onion powder
  • ½ teaspoon - Ground black pepper
  • 1 tablespoon (chopped) - Parsley

Cooking Method

  • Take a pot and heat the olive oil on medium heat.
  • Add the onions and garlic in now. Sauté onions till they turn translucent.
  • Add the beef and keep stirring occasionally till it turns brown.
  • Add in the macaroni, peas, tomato sauce, kidney beans, hot sauce, paprika, pepper, salt, and onion powder. Pour in the chicken broth too.
  • Cook for around 15-18 minutes or till the macaroni gets completely cooked.
  • Finally, add the mozzarella cheese stir, then add more mozzarella cheese on top (if you like).


Serving: 1 | Calories: 564kcal | Carbohydrates: 53g | Protein: 32g | Fat: 25g | Saturated Fat: 10g | Cholesterol: 78mg | Sodium: 1038mg | Potassium: 914mg | Fiber: 7g | Sugar: 6g | Vitamin C: 23mg | Calcium: 134mg | Iron: 5mg

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