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Smart-Choice VELVEETA Nacho Bake
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Smart-Choice VELVEETA Nacho Bake

35 Minutes
20 Min Prep
35 Min Cook
Seasoned ground beef is layered with pasta shells and cheese and topped with salsa, cheddar and tortilla chips in this super-easy VELVEETA nacho bake.
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6 servings
Original recipe yields 6 servings
1 pkg. (12 oz.) VELVEETA Shells & Cheese Dinner Made With 2% Milk Cheese
1 lb. extra-lean ground beef
1 pkg. (1 oz.) TACO BELL® Taco Seasoning Mix
3/4 cup BREAKSTONE'S Reduced Fat or KNUDSEN Light Sour Cream
3/4 cup KRAFT 2% Milk Shredded Cheddar Cheese, divided
3/4 cup TACO BELL® Thick & Chunky Salsa
1/2 cup coarsely crushed baked tortilla chips
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Let's Make It
1
Heat oven to 400°F.
2
Prepare Dinner as directed on package. While Macaroni is cooking, cook meat with taco seasoning as directed on package.
3
Stir sour cream into prepared Dinner. Spoon half the Dinner mixture into 8-inch square baking dish; top with layers of meat mixture, half the cheddar and remaining Dinner mixture. Cover.
4
Bake 15 min.; top with salsa, remaining cheddar and crushed chips. Bake, uncovered, 5 min.
Kitchen Tips
Small Changes Add Up
Small ingredient substitutions, such as VELVEETA Shells & Cheese Dinner Made With 2% Milk, extra-lean ground beef, BREAKSTONE'S Reduced Fat or KNUDSEN Light Sour Cream, KRAFT 2% Milk Shredded Cheddar Cheese and baked tortilla chips, result in a savings of 80 calories and 13g of fat, including 5g of sat fat, per serving when compared to a traditional recipe.
Special Extra
Garnish with chopped fresh cilantro or green onions before serving.
Nutrition
Calories
400
Calories From Fat
0
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 13g
17%
Saturated Fat 6g
30%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 75mg
25%
Sodium 1280mg
56%
Total Carbohydrates 40g
15%
Dietary Fibers 2g
7%
Sugars 7g
14%
Protein 29g
58%
Vitamin A
20%
Vitamin C
4%
Calcium
40%
Iron
20%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Servings
6 servings
* 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.
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