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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 10
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 268.9
  • Total Fat: 7.8 g
  • Cholesterol: 7.9 mg
  • Sodium: 305.5 mg
  • Total Carbs: 41.2 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 2.4 g
  • Protein: 9.3 g

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southwest mac and cheese

Submitted by: CCSOGIRL

Introduction

this is delicious!! i made this up when i was making mac and cheese and my jar of ragu exploded in the microwave, leaving me with not enough sauce for my whole pot of macaroni noodles.... so i improvised, and its good!! this is delicious!! i made this up when i was making mac and cheese and my jar of ragu exploded in the microwave, leaving me with not enough sauce for my whole pot of macaroni noodles.... so i improvised, and its good!!
Number of Servings: 10

Ingredients

    *Macaroni, dry, enriched, 16 oz
    *Cheese sauce, Tostitos Salsa Con Queso,1 cup
    ragu double cheddar pasta sauce, 1 cup (half jar)
    Peas and carrots, frozen, .5 package
    Garlic powder, 1 tsp
    Pepper, black, 1 dash
    Salt, 1 dash
    *Kraft Finely Shredded Sharp Cheddar Cheese, 1/4 cup
    Parmesan Cheese, grated, 1/8th cup

Directions

boil the macaroni noodles as directed on the package until done to your liking. add half package of peas and carrots to boil with the pasta. (broccoli would be a yummy substitute also!) while the noodles are boiling, GENTLY warm on low heat ( i learned this lesson) 1 cup of ragu double cheddar sauce on in the microwave or on the stove. when noodles are finished, drain and return to pot. stir in the ragu cheese sauce, the tostitos con queso cheese dip, the cheddar cheese and parmesan cheese. add salt pepper and garlic powder to suit your taste.

Number of Servings: 10

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user CCSOGIRL.






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