Southwestern Skillet Macaroni and Cheese

READY IN: 35mins
Recipe by Audrey M

A wonderful potluck meal or a great lunch served with a side salad.

Top Review by J-Lynn

I was sort of disappointed- I didn't detect much Southwestern flavor. It just tasted like every other macaroni skillet dinner I've ever made.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Bring a pot of water to a boil.
  2. Cook the macaroni according to package directions; drain and keep warm.
  3. Spray a large nonstick skillet with Pam.
  4. Add the turkey and cook until no longer pink, stirring with a wooden spoon to break up the meat.
  5. Stir in the onion, bell pepper, chili powder, cumin, and salt.
  6. Cook, stirring occasionally, until the onion is tender, about 3 minutes.
  7. Add the tomatoes, tomato sauce, chiles, and water; simmer, uncovered, 10 minutes.
  8. Add the macaroni and cheese, stirring to combine.

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