Velveeta Beef Skillet

Recipe Adapted From: Kraft
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Velveeta beef skillet is a recipe that I found a few years ago on the Kraft website. After a bunch of modifications and adaptions I am very satisfied with the recipe. I don't have a lot of recipes that the main ingredient is ground beef so I am always looking for something new. The original recipe was a lot healthier but that just didn't work for us!

Velveeta beef skillet is simple enough to make after work and the best part only requires one skillet. That means less dishes to wash. Works for me.

If you prefer, you can add more chili powder or Velveeta depending on your tastes. I typically serve garlic bread with this dish. Velveeta beef skillet is even good left over. Perfect for lunch the next day.

Serves   : 4
Prep   : 15 Minutes
Cook   : 30 Minutes
Preheat Oven   : 

1 lb.    ground beef
1 large    chopped onion
1 large    chopped green pepper
1 can    diced tomatoes, undrained
1 1/2 cup    uncooked penne
1 cup    water
1 1/2 tsp.    chili powder
1/2 block    Velveeta cheese
to season    cilantro
1 1/2 tsp.    salt

Chop onion and green pepper into medium sized pieces.
Brown ground beef with salt and chili powder.
Add green peppers and onions. Continue to cook until beef is brown. Drain.
Cube Velveeta cheese and set aside for later use.
Add water, undrained diced tomatoes and penne. Stir well and bring to a boil. Cover and decrease heat to simmer for 30 minutes until penne is cooked. Stir occasionally.
Add Velveeta cheese and mix until melted. Top with cilantro when finished.

7/19/2011 6:25:26 AM
Glad you enjoyed it, definitely a favorite of ours too! We just ate it last week. :)
7/16/2011 4:49:50 PM
I made this dish for dinner tonight and my husband and I both loved it! Delish!! It didn't take long to make and was a great dinner.
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