Taste the spicy Southwest with our Spicy Mac and Cheese Bake! Pinto beans and jalapeño peppers separate this Spicy Mac and Cheese Bake from the rest.
What You Need
Original recipe yields 6 servings
2 pkg. (7-1/4 oz. each) KRAFT Macaroni & Cheese Dinner
1 can (15.5 oz.) pinto beans, rinsed
1 can (14-1/2 oz.) petite diced tomatoes with jalapeños, undrained
1 cup KRAFT 2% Milk Shredded Sharp Cheddar Cheese
1 large fresh tomato, seeded, chopped
2 Tbsp. chopped fresh cilantro
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Let's Make It
Heat oven to 350ºF.
Prepare Dinners as directed on package, using directions to prepare with less fat; spread onto bottom of 13x9-inch baking dish sprayed with cooking spray. Cover with beans.
Blend canned tomatoes in blender until smooth; pour over beans. Top with shredded cheese; cover.
Bake 25 min. or until heated through, uncovering for the last 5 min.
Top with remaining ingredients.
Substitute 1 jar (16 oz.) TACO BELL® Thick & Chunky Salsa for the canned tomatoes. Purée in blender as directed.
Serve topped with BREAKSTONE'S Reduced Fat or KNUDSEN Light Sour Cream.
Calories From Fat
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 14g
Saturated Fat 5g
Trans Fat 1.5g
Total Carbohydrates 56g
Dietary Fibers 5g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
* 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.