Southwest Mac and Cheese

Southwest Mac and Cheese

This Mexican-inspired dish features ingredients loved in all cultures: cheese, pasta and corn!

Prep Time

05

Minutes

Total Time

22

Minutes

Makes

6

main-dish

2 1/3
cups uncooked elbow macaroni or cavatappi pasta (8 ounces)
1
cup Old El Paso® salsa (any variety)
1 1/2
cups milk
1
can (14.75 ounces) Green Giant® cream-style corn
1
can (11 ounces) Green Giant® SteamCrisp® Mexicorn® whole kernel corn with red and green peppers
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.
  2. Cover and simmer 10 to 14 minutes, stirring frequently, until macaroni is tender. Stir in cheese until melted.
Makes 6 main-dish servings or 10 side-dish servings
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Purchasing
You can find cavatappi--short, spiral macaroni with ridges--in specialty food stores.
Variation
Must have meat? Stir about 1 cup of cubed fully cooked ham into this can-do-quick skillet dish until heated through.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 425
    • (Calories from Fat 135 ),
  • Total Fat 15 g
    • (Saturated Fat 8 g,),
  • Cholesterol 40 mg;
  • Sodium 1030 mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 58 g
    • (Dietary Fiber 5 g,
  • Protein 19 g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 4 Starch;
    • 1 Fat;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.