Southwest Cheese and Pasta

  • Prep 5 min
  • Total 25 min
  • Ingredients 6
  • Servings 6

Ingredients

1 1/2
cups milk
1
cup green salsa (salsa verde)
1
can (15 ounces) cream-style corn
1
can (11 ounces) whole kernel corn with red and green peppers, drained
8
ounces uncooked cavatappi pasta or elbow macaroni
8
ounces process cheese product loaf, cubed

Steps

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  • 1
    Mix all ingredients except cheese in 12-inch nonstick skillet. Heat to boiling, stirring occasionally; reduce heat to low. Cover and cook 10 to 14 minutes, stirring frequently, until pasta is tender.
  • 2
    Add cheese; stir until melted.

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Tips

Expert Tips

  • Finish off this meal with coleslaw, crusty rolls and slices of cool, refreshing watermelon.
  • It's easy to add some ham to part of this skillet dish for the meat lovers in your family. Remove half of the pasta and cheese from the skillet; keep warm. Stir 1 cup of cubed fully cooked ham into the remaining pasta in skillet; heat through.

Nutritional Information

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
405
Calories from Fat
135
% Daily Value
Total Fat
15g
Saturated Fat
8g
Cholesterol
40mg
Sodium
960mg
Total Carbohydrate
54g
Dietary Fiber
5g
Protein
18g
% Daily Value*:
Iron
14%
14%
Exchanges:
3 Starch; 1 Skim Milk; 2 Fat;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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