Salsa Mac & Cheese Recipe

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Salsa Mac & Cheese

Debra Schweikert

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@Schweik

I love macaroni and cheese and this is a tasty (and quick) variation.


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Rating:

Serves:

8

Prep:

20 Min

Cook:

15 Min

Method:

Stove Top

Ingredients

2 c
milk
4 Tbsp
butter or margarine
1/4 c
all purpose flour
2 c
chunky-style salsa
1 1/2 tsp
salt
3 c
mexican cheese blend, shredded
1 lb
pasta (elbow macaroni, corkscrew or rotini) cooked, drained and warm
1/4 c
cilantro, fresh, chopped

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Warm milk (skim, 2%, or whole) in small saucepan over medium heat.
2
Melt butter in medium saucepan over medium heat. Stir in flour and whisk 2 minutes until mixture becomes golden.
3
Add warmed milk; continue to whisk until mixture thickens and comes to a full boil. Stir in salsa and salt; remove from heat.
4
Stir in cheese until melted; pour sauce over the pasta and spoon into serving dish. Sprinkle with cilantro and serve.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Pasta
Main Ingredient: Pasta
Regional Style: Mexican
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids
Hashtags: #cheese, #macaroni