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One Pot Mexican Mac n Cheese | In Mama Maggie's Kitchen
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One Pot Mexican Mac n Cheese

Who doesn't love quick meals? This one pot dish is delicious, full of flavor, and easy to make. Enjoy!
Course: Dinner, Lunch
Cuisine: Mexican
Calories: 1399kcal


  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 lb ground beef
  • ¼ onion diced
  • 1 garlic minced
  • 2 tablespoons ground cumin
  • ½ jalapeño finely diced
  • 1 jar of your favorite salsa
  • salt and pepper
  • ½ cup frozen green peas
  • ½ box Kraft Mac n Cheese cooked
  • ½ bunch of cilantro chopped


  • Cook Kraft Mac n Cheese as instructed on the package and set aside. You can also use leftovers.
  • Heat olive oil in skillet.
  • Add ground beef. Salt and pepper. Cook for 4-5 minutes until it’s no longer pink. Drain excess fat.
  • Add onion, garlic, cumin, jalapeño, salsa. Let simmer for 2-3 minutes. Taste for good measure.
  • Add Kraft Mac n Cheese. Combine the mixture.
  • Add green peas. Cook for 1 minute or until no longer frozen.
  • Top with cilantro.
  • Remove from heat and serve.


You can also use mac n cheese leftovers 
You can make it not spicy.


Calories: 1399kcal | Carbohydrates: 20g | Protein: 85g | Fat: 108g | Saturated Fat: 37g | Cholesterol: 322mg | Sodium: 341mg | Potassium: 1656mg | Fiber: 5g | Sugar: 6g | Vitamin A: 850IU | Vitamin C: 41.2mg | Calcium: 211mg | Iron: 17.8mg