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Mexican Macaroni and Cheese

Red bell pepper, ripe olives and canned chopped chilies lend a Southwest flair to this traditional family favorite.

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  • Prep Time 5 min
  • Total Time 20 min
  • Servings 4

Ingredients

2
cups uncooked radiatore (nugget) pasta (6 ounces)
1/4
cup sliced ripe olives
1/2
cup fat-free (skim) milk or fat-free half-and-half
1/2
teaspoon salt
1
small red bell pepper, chopped (1/2 cup)
1
can (4.5 ounces) Old El Paso™ chopped green chiles, drained
4
slices fat-free process American cheese (2 ounces)

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LOCATION

Directions

  • 1 Cook and drain pasta as directed on package.
  • 2 Stir remaining ingredients into pasta. Cook over low heat about 5 minutes, stirring occasionally, until cheese is melted and sauce is hot.

EXPERT TIPS

Expert Tips

Add a fresh-fruit salad from the deli to round out this family-pleasing meal.

Oh no! No radiatore on hand? Not to worry! Just substitute your favorite pasta shape, such as medium shells or wagon wheel pasta.

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
285
(
Calories from Fat
20 ),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
2 g
2 %
(Saturated Fat
1 g,
1 %
),
Cholesterol
0mg
0%;
Sodium
870 mg
870 %;
Total Carbohydrate
57 g
57 %
(Dietary Fiber
3 g
3 %
),
Protein
13 g
13 %
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
16%;
Vitamin C
32%;
Calcium
16%;
Iron
16%;
Exchanges:
3 Starch; 2 Vegetable;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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