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Taco-Seasoned Chex® Mix

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  • 10 min prep time
  • 10 min total time
  • 8 ingredients
  • 20 servings
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Need a quick snack for your fiesta? Chex® Mix is ready in minutes flavored with always-popular taco seasoning.

Ingredients

3
cups Rice Chex™ cereal
3
cups Corn Chex™ cereal
2
cups bite-size cheese crackers
2
cups bite-size pretzel twists
1
cup salted peanuts
3
tablespoons vegetable oil
2
tablespoons water
1
package (1 oz) Old El Paso™ taco seasoning mix

Steps

  • 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.
  • 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

For Taco-Lime Chex® Mix, substitute 1/4 cup 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
11%
Saturated Fat
1g
6%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
440mg
18%
Total Carbohydrate
16g
5%
Dietary Fiber
1g
4%
Sugars
1g
1%
Protein
3g
3%
% 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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