Southwest Cheese and Pasta

Southwest Cheese and Pasta

Dinner ready in 25 minutes! Enjoy this creamy pasta packed with cheese – perfect if you love Southwest cuisine!

Prep Time

05

Minutes

Total Time

25

Minutes

Makes

6

servings

1 1/2
cups milk
1
cup green salsa (salsa verde)
1
can (15 ounces) cream-style corn
1
can (11 ounces) whole kernel corn with red and green peppers, drained
8
ounces uncooked cavatappi pasta or elbow macaroni
8
ounces process cheese product loaf, cubed
  1. Mix all ingredients except cheese in 12-inch nonstick skillet. Heat to boiling, stirring occasionally; reduce heat to low. Cover and cook 10 to 14 minutes, stirring frequently, until pasta is tender.
  2. Add cheese; stir until melted.
Makes 6 servings
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Serve-With
Finish off this meal with coleslaw, crusty rolls and slices of cool, refreshing watermelon.
Variation
It's easy to add some ham to part of this skillet dish for the meat lovers in your family. Remove half of the pasta and cheese from the skillet; keep warm. Stir 1 cup of cubed fully cooked ham into the remaining pasta in skillet; heat through.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 405
    • (Calories from Fat 135),
  • Total Fat 15g
    • (Saturated Fat 8g,),
  • Cholesterol 40mg;
  • Sodium 960mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 54g
    • (Dietary Fiber 5g,
  • Protein 18g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 3 Starch;
    • 1 Skim Milk;
    • 2 Fat;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.