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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 4
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 315.8
  • Total Fat: 9.7 g
  • Cholesterol: 10.3 mg
  • Sodium: 716.6 mg
  • Total Carbs: 52.5 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 10.0 g
  • Protein: 12.7 g

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Cheesy Southwestern Pasta

Submitted by: WAZZU.REN

Introduction

I know - you look at the ingredients and think "what the heck?" but I wanted something like mac n cheese one night and this totally worked! Give it a try!!

You can add any veggies you like!
I know - you look at the ingredients and think "what the heck?" but I wanted something like mac n cheese one night and this totally worked! Give it a try!!

You can add any veggies you like!

Number of Servings: 4

Ingredients

    6 oz whole wheat penne
    8 Tbsp Frito Lay Jalapeno Cheddar Cheese Dip
    2 Laughing Cow Light Swiss wedges
    1/4 C nonfat milk
    1 C black beans - rinsed
    1 red bell pepper - diced
    1 large zucchini - diced
    1 pkg sliced mushrooms
    1 T olive oil
    1 tsp cayenne pepper

Directions

Boil the noodles as directed.

Meanwhile in a small saucepan melt together the cheese dip, laughing cow wedges, milk and cayenne pepper. Cook on medium until all is combined and then turn to low and let simmer until the veggies are cooked. Be careful not to scald your sauce.

Saute the veggies in the olive oil until to your desired level of doneness. Add the canned beans to the veggies and heat through (about 1 min). Mix everything together and enjoy.

Makes 4 servings.


Number of Servings: 4

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user WAZZU.REN.






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