Buffalo Chili Cheese Mac

December 24, 2014 at 6:00 PM | Posted in pasta, Velveeta/Kraft Dinners, Wild Idea Buffalo | Leave a comment
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Today’s Menu: Buffalo Chili Cheese Mac
Happy Christmas Eve all! Hope all of you are having a good one today! Cloudy and rain on and off with a high in the 50’s. Finished wrapping some gifts earlier today. Then helped clean the house, with my new cordless Hoover Vac, which I love using. Had some friends and family stop by throughout the day, good to see everyone. For dinner tonight it’s Buffalo Chili Cheese Mac.




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A while back I had made some Buffalo Chili Mac and Cheese and froze the leftovers. So I set the container in the fridge overnight to thaw. A winning dinner combo of Wild Idea Buffalo and Velveeta Cheesy Skillets – Chili Cheese Mac. I used a 1 lb. package of Wild idea Buffalo Ground Round, 99% Lean. I love using Buffalo when ever I can, Buffalo over Beef. Below is the original post on how I prepared it. Merry Christmas everyone!




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The Cheesy Skillet Dinners kit includes: Pasta, Velveeta Cheese Sauce, and Seasoning pack. All I had to do was add the 2 cups of water and 1 lb. of Ground Buffalo, and 1 can of Joan of Arc Light Red Kidney Beans. Using the Extra Lean Ground Buffalo instead of the Ground Beef you can lower the calorie count by anywhere from 40–50 calories! When I last made this last week I used Extra Lean Ground Turkey. As I browned the Buffalo I added Sea Salt, Pepper, and Ground Smoked Cumin for seasoning. It’s ready in about 9 minutes. I then added 1 can of Light Red Kidney Beans, 2 cups of water, the seasoning and the pasta. Simmered for 10 – 12 minutes and added the Velveeta Cheese and your ready for dinner. I’ll leave the instructions at the end of the post. It’s 380 calories and 28 carbs but you can lower the calorie count by using the Ground Buffalo or Ground Turkey as stated above. Love these one pan, quick, easy, and delicious dinners! I also had a couple of slices of Baked Sour Dough Mini Boule Bread. For dessert later, all Fruit, a Del Monte No Sugar Added Peach Chunk Cup and some Honey Crisp Apple Slices.



Wild Idea Buffalo 1 lb. Ground Round, 99% Lean

Wild Idea Buffalo Ground Round 99 free
We use the Top Round and the Sirloin Tip cuts and remove all visible fat, for this 99% super lean ground steak. It’s deep red color, dark rich taste, is deliciously low in calories and high in protein. Substitute for any of your favorite ground dishes.




Velveeta Cheesy Skillets Chili Cheese MacVelveeta Kraft Cheesy Skillete Chili Cheese Mac

Kraft Dinners Chili Cheese Mac Velveeta Cheesy Skillets features creamy cheese sauce with pasta and premium seasonings. Make your family smile with ooey gooey Velveeta Cheesy Skillets.

Kraft Dinners Chili Cheese Mac Velveeta Cheesy Skillets:
Made with real cheddar cheese
Just add ground beef

Makes about 5 servings
Ready in about 20 minutes
Velveeta Cheesy Skillets Chili Cheese Mac

* 1 LB. Ground Beef or Ground Turkey (Extra Lean)
* Sea Salt, Pepper, Cilantro, Ground Smoked Cumin to taste; Optional
* 2 Cups Water
* 1 Velveeta Cheesy Skillets Dinner Kit/Chili Cheese Mac

* Brown and season 1 LB. Ground Turkey in large skillet. Drain
* Add 2 cups water, seasoning and pasta. Bring to a boil. Reduce Heat.
* Cover, Simmer and stir often until most of water is gone about 11-13 minutes. Remove from heat.
* Add Cheese from Velveeta Cheese Pouch. Stir in Cheese Sauce and serve

Nutrition Facts Velveeta Kraft Cheesy Skillet Chili Cheese Mac
Velveeta – Cheesy Skillets- Chili Cheese Mac W/ 90% Lean Beef
Calories 380
Total Fat 16 g
Saturated 6 g
Polyunsaturated 0 g
Monounsaturated 0 g
Trans 1 g Protein 27 g
Cholesterol 75 mg
Sodium 830 mg
Potassium 0 mg
Total Carbs 28 g
Dietary Fiber 2 g
Sugars 5 g






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