Tex Chex Mix

  • Prep 15 min
  • Total 15 min
  • Servings 28

Ingredients

3
cups Corn Chex™ cereal
3
cups Rice Chex™ cereal
3
cups Wheat Chex™ cereal
1
cup dry-roasted peanuts
1
cup bite-size pretzel twists
1
cup crunchy toasted corn kernel nuts
1/3
cup butter or margarine
2
teaspoons crushed red pepper flakes
1/2
teaspoon salt
1/2
teaspoon garlic powder
1/2
teaspoon lemon-pepper seasoning
1/2
teaspoon chili powder
2
cups regular or nacho flavored tortilla chips, broken into 1-inch pieces

Steps

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  • 1
    In large microwavable bowl, mix cereals, peanuts, pretzels and corn kernel nuts.
  • 2
    In 2-cup microwavable measuring cup, microwave butter uncovered on High about 40 seconds or until melted. Stir in seasonings. Pour over cereal mixture; stir until evenly coated.
  • 3
    Microwave uncovered on High for 4 to 5 minutes, stirring after each minute. Stir in tortilla chips. Spread on waxed paper or foil to cool. Store in airtight container.

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Tips

Expert Tips

  • Check out the wide variety of flavored almonds and peanuts now available at the grocery store. Substitute any one of these for the peanuts in this mix.
  • Corn chips or chili and cheese flavored corn chips can be used in place of the tortilla chips.

Nutritional Information

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
150
Calories from Fat
60
% Daily Value
Total Fat
7g
11%
Saturated Fat
2g
10%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
5mg
2%
Sodium
270mg
11%
Potassium
90mg
3%
Total Carbohydrate
19g
6%
Dietary Fiber
1g
7%
Sugars
2g
Protein
3g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
6%
6%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
4%
4%
Iron
25%
25%
Exchanges:
1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 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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