Cheesy Salsa Sauce

This cheesy salsa sauce made using tomatoes is a perfect Mexican accompaniment with cooked pasta.

  • prep time 15 min
  • total time 15 min
  • ingredients 4
  • servings 4

Ingredients

12
oz. mild Mexican pasteurized prepared cheese product, cubed (2 cups)
2
tablespoons milk
1
cup chopped Italian plum tomatoes
1/4
cup chopped fresh cilantro
  • 1 In medium nonstick saucepan, combine cheese and milk; cook over low heat until cheese is melted and smooth, stirring occasionally.
  • 2 Stir in tomatoes; cook 2 to 3 minutes or until thoroughly heated, stirring frequently. Stir in cilantro. Serve over hot cooked pasta.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1/2 Cup
    Calories
    290
    (
    Calories from Fat
    180),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    20g
    20%
    (Saturated Fat
    13g,
    13%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    65mg
    65%;
    Sodium
    1170mg
    1170%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    11g
    11%
    (Dietary Fiber
    0g
    0%
      Sugars
    10g
    10%
    ),
    Protein
    17g
    17%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    44%;
    Vitamin C
    8%;
    Calcium
    40%;
    Iron
    4%;
    Exchanges:
    1 Starch; 1 Other Carbohydrate; 2 High-Fat Meat; 1/2 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    1
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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