Chipotle Beefy Mac

chipotle beefy mac

This Chipotle Beefy Mac calls to mind those boxes of ground beef helpers, but our version is homemade and so much better.

Chipotle Beefy Mac
Makes 6 servings
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  1. 1/2 pound ground beef
  2. 1/2 pound ground pork sausage
  3. 1 cup chopped onion
  4. 1 (6-ounce) can tomato paste
  5. 1/2 cup water
  6. 1 teaspoon ground chipotle chile pepper
  7. 1/2 teaspoon salt
  8. 4 cups cooked elbow macaroni
  9. 2 1/2 cups shredded Monterey Jack cheese, divided
  1. In a large skillet, cook beef, sausage, and onion over medium-high heat until browned and crumbly; drain. Stir in tomato paste, ½ cup water, chipotle pepper, and salt. Bring to a boil, reduce heat, and simmer for 5 minutes.
  2. Add macaroni and 2 cups cheese, stirring until melted. Top with remaining ½ cup cheese before serving.
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