Taco-Seasoned Chex® Mix (1/2 Recipe)

Having a little fiesta? Use this down-sized version of a favorite snack mix!

  • Prep Time 10 min
  • Total Time 10 min
  • Servings 10

Ingredients

1 1/2
cups Rice Chex™ cereal
1 1/2
cups Corn Chex™ cereal
1
cup bite-size cheese crackers
1
cup bite-size pretzel twists
1/2
cup salted peanuts
4
teaspoons vegetable oil
1
tablespoon water
1/2
package (1-oz size) Old El Paso™ taco seasoning mix (2 tablespoons)

  • 1 In large microwavable bowl, mix cereals, crackers, pretzels and peanuts.
  • 2 In small bowl, stir together oil, water and taco seasoning mix. Pour over cereal mixture, stirring until evenly coated.
  • 3 Microwave uncovered on High about 5 minutes, stirring every 2 minutes, until mixture begins to brown. Spread on waxed paper or foil to cool. Store in airtight container.

Expert Tips

Stir the remaining taco seasoning mix into ranch dressing for a tasty taco salad dressing.

For Taco-Lime Chex® Mix, substitute 2 tablespoons frozen (thawed) limeade concentrate for the water.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
140
(
Calories from Fat
60),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
7g
7%
(Saturated Fat
1g,
1%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
0mg
0%;
Sodium
440mg
440%;
Total Carbohydrate
16g
16%
(Dietary Fiber
1g
1%
  Sugars
1g
1%
),
Protein
3g
3%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
4%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
4%;
Iron
20%;
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.