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    Easy Southwestern Macaroni

    Total Time:

    Prep Time:

    Cook Time:

    45 mins

    10 mins

    35 mins

    the80srule's Note:

    What I imagine southwestern macaroni would taste like...a little twist on classic mac n cheese, if you will. Feel free to make your own cheese sauce and spice it however you'd like, but the point of this recipe is being too lazy to do so. :D

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    Ingredients:

    Serves: 4-6

    Yield:

    cups

    Units: US | Metric

    • 16 ounces macaroni, cooked al dente
    • 1 (10 ounce) can cheddar cheese soup
    • 1 (15 1/2 ounce) can black beans
    • 1 (14 ounce) can Mexican-style corn
    • 2 cups four-cheese mexican blend shredded cheese (divide into 1-cup portions)
    • 2 cups nacho chips
    • red cayenne pepper, to garnish
    • cilantro (to garnish) (optional)

    Directions:

    1. 1
      Cook the macaroni according to box instructions (probably about 8 minutes).
    2. 2
      In a large mixing bowl, mix the macaroni with the cheese soup first.
    3. 3
      Rinse and drain the black beans and Mexi-corn.
    4. 4
      Add the 1 cup cheese, Mexi-corn, and beans, fully blend.
    5. 5
      Pour into an ungreased casserole dish, and top with the remaining cup of cheese and crushed nacho chips and sprinkles of red cayenne. Add some cilantro if you like.
    6. 6
      Bake at 350 for 25-35 minutes or until golden brown on top .
    7. 7
      Goes great with nacho chips and salsa, sour cream, and maybe some guacamole (although I'm not a fan of it, some friends of mine enjoy it.).

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    Nutritional Facts for Easy Southwestern Macaroni

    Serving Size: 1 (280 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 4

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 874.9
     
    Calories from Fat 200
    22%
    Total Fat 22.2 g
    34%
    Saturated Fat 12.8 g
    64%
    Cholesterol 52.4 mg
    17%
    Sodium 1426.3 mg
    59%
    Total Carbohydrate 132.4 g
    44%
    Dietary Fiber 11.1 g
    44%
    Sugars 2.4 g
    9%
    Protein 38.3 g
    76%

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    nacho chips

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