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Taco-Seasoned Chex® Mix (1/2 Recipe)

taco-seasoned chex® mix (1/2 recipe) Snack Mexican
Taco-Seasoned Chex® Mix (1/2 Recipe)
  • Prep 10 min
  • Total 10 min
  • Servings 10

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

August 28, 2017
Old El Paso
Make with
Old El Paso

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)

Steps

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  • 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.
  • Oven Directions: Heat oven to 250°F. In ungreased 13x9-inch pan, mix cereals, crackers, pretzels and peanuts. In small bowl, stir together oil, water and taco seasoning mix. Pour over cereal mixture, stirring until evenly coated. Bake uncovered 45 minutes, stirring every 15 minutes. Spread on waxed paper or foil to cool, about 15 minutes. Store in airtight container.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
140
Calories from Fat
60
% Daily Value
Total Fat
7g
11%
Saturated Fat
1g
5%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
440mg
18%
Potassium
85mg
2%
Total Carbohydrate
16g
5%
Dietary Fiber
1g
4%
Sugars
1g
Protein
3g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
4%
4%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
4%
4%
Iron
20%
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 Choice
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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