Add flavor to your macaroni with our Salsa Mac and Cheese recipe! You only need five simple ingredients and 30 minutes to make Salsa Mac and Cheese.
What You Need
Original recipe yields 6 servings
1 lb. ground beef
1 jar (16 oz.) TACO BELL® Thick & Chunky Salsa
1-3/4 cups water
2 cups elbow macaroni, uncooked
1/2 lb. (8 oz.) VELVEETA®, cut into 1/2-inch cubes
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Let's Make It
Brown meat in large skillet; drain. Return meat to skillet.
Stir in salsa and water. Bring to boil. Stir in macaroni. Reduce heat to medium-low; cover. Simmer 8 to 10 min. or until macaroni is tender.
Add VELVEETA; cook until VELVEETA is completely melted and mixture is well blended, stirring constantly.
Serve with a mixed green salad for added color and texture.
Add 1-1/2 tsp. ground cumin for extra flavor.
Prepare as directed, using one of the following options: Substitute ground turkey for the ground beef. Or, substitute 2 pkg. (6 oz. each) OSCAR MAYER Deli Fresh Grilled Chicken Breast Strips, chopped, for the browned ground beef.
Substitute ground turkey for the ground beef.
Substitute 2 pkg. (6 oz. each) OSCAR MAYER Deli Fresh Grilled Chicken Breast Strips, chopped, for the browned ground beef.
Calories From Fat
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 18g
Saturated Fat 9g
Trans Fat 0g
Total Carbohydrates 36g
Dietary Fibers 2g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Makes 6 servings, 1 cup each.
* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.