Southwestern Macaroni and Cheese with Ground Turkey Recipe

Southwestern Macaroni and Cheese with Ground Turkey Recipe

How To Make Southwestern Macaroni and Cheese with Ground Turkey

Delicious and easy, perfect for a weekday meal, this Southwestern macaroni and cheese makes a mouthwatering meal with juicy ground turkey.

Preparation: 10 minutes
Cooking: 20 minutes
Total: 30 minutes



  • 6ozHorizon® ClassicMac™ Macaroni & Mild Cheddar Cheese,(2 boxes)
  • 4tbspHorizon® organic butter
  • ½cupHorizon® organic milk
  • 1tbspolive oil
  • 20ozextra lean ground turkey breast
  • ½large red onion,diced small
  • 1red bell pepper,diced small
  • 1cupblack beans,cooked
  • 1tbsptaco seasoning,or to taste
  • 6ozHorizon® Organic Mexican finely shredded cheese
  • 3green onions,thinly sliced


  1. Prepare Horizon macaroni and cheese according to package directions.

  2. Heat olive oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add turkey, red onion, and red bell pepper. Saute, breaking up turkey, until turkey is cooked through and onions are translucent.

  3. Stir in black beans, taco seasoning, prepared macaroni and cheese, and shredded cheese. Continue to cook until cheese is melted.

  4. Serve topped with sliced green onions.


  • Calories: 607.12kcal
  • Fat: 36.94g
  • Saturated Fat: 18.47g
  • Trans Fat: 0.98g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 11.13g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 3.16g
  • Carbohydrates: 25.64g
  • Fiber: 6.03g
  • Sugar: 3.57g
  • Protein: 42.56g
  • Cholesterol: 141.64mg
  • Sodium: 537.48mg
  • Calcium: 469.71mg
  • Potassium: 906.65mg
  • Iron: 3.19mg
  • Vitamin A: 260.00µg
  • Vitamin C: 27.66mg
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