15 Minute Meal Kit

Mexi-Mac & Cheese Beef Skillet with Grape Tomatoes and Green Onions

stovetop cooking

Prep & Cook Time: 10-15 min.

Cook Within: 4 days

Difficulty Level: Easy

Spice Level: Not Spicy

Contains: Milk, Wheat

All ingredients are individually packaged, but our central facility is not certified allergen-free. Furthermore, ingredient contents may vary. Please check ingredient packaging for allergens and nutrition facts. If you have serious allergies, please use your best judgment or consult a health professional to decide if our meals are safe for you!
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Sometimes, the thing you need in life is a bowlful of pasta.(And mac and cheese pasta especially. Who doesn't love mac and cheese?) But what if you also want tacos? This meal gives you both, with tasty beef and gooey cheese.

In Your Box (serves 2)

  • 2 Green Onions
  • 2 tsp. Fajita Seasoning
  • 4 oz. Grape Tomatoes
  • Info
    1 oz. Shredded Mozzarella
  • 10 oz. Ground Beef
  • Info
    4 oz. Light Cream
  • Info
    8 oz. Cooked Penne Pasta

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  • Nutrition (per serving)

  • Calories
    675
  • Carbohydrates
    47g
  • Fat
    38g
  • Protein
    37g
  • Sodium
    980mg

Recipe Steps

You Will Need

  • Salt
  • Pepper
  • Cooking Spray
  • 1 Large Non-Stick Pan

Before You Cook

Cooking Guidelines

To ensure food safety, the FDA recommends the following as minimum internal cooking temperatures:

  • Steak and Pork 145° F (rest cooked meat, 3 minutes) |
  • Seafood 145° F |
  • Chicken 165° F |
  • Ground Beef 160° F |
  • Ground Turkey 165° F |
  • Ground Pork 160° F

Customize It Instructions

  • If using Beyond sausage, follow same instructions as ground beef in Step 2, breaking up until warmed through, 6-8 minutes. Vegetarian sausage will not brown.

  • If using steak strips, separate into a single layer and pat dry. Follow same instructions as ground beef in Step 2, stirring occasionally until no pink remains and steak strips reach minimum internal temperature, 4-6 minutes. Rest, 3 minutes.

  • If using chicken breasts, pat dry, and, on a separate cutting board, cut into 1” pieces. Follow same instructions as ground beef in Step 2, stirring occasionally until chicken reaches minimum internal temperature, 5-7 minutes.

  • If using shrimp, pat dry. Follow same instructions as ground beef in Step 2, cooking until opaque and shrimp reaches minimum internal temperature, 2-3 minutes per side.

  1. 1

    Prepare the Ingredients

    Halve tomatoes. Trim and thinly slice green onions on an angle. Keep white and green portions separate.

  2. 2

    Start the Skillet

    Place a large non-stick pan over medium-high heat and generously coat with cooking spray. Add ground beef, seasoning blend, white portions of green onions, tomatoes, ¼ tsp. salt, and a pinch of pepper to hot pan. Break up meat until no pink remains and beef reaches a minimum internal temperature of 160 degrees, 4-6 minutes. Drain fat from pan, if desired.

  3. 3

    Finish the Skillet

    Add cream to hot pan and bring to a simmer. Once simmering, stir occasionally until slightly thickened, 2-3 minutes. Add cheese and stir until melted, 30-60 seconds. Stir in pasta and ¼ tsp. salt. Cook until warmed through, 1-2 minutes. Remove from burner.

  4. 4

    Finish the Dish

    Plate dish as pictured on front of card, garnishing pasta with green portions of green onions. Bon appétit!

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