Mexicali Cheese Pasta

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Kimberly Kay

By
@KimberlyV65

I found this recipe on the back of a box of Mueller's 'Ready-Cut' Macaroni; it turned out really delicious and smells wonderful while it's in the oven and when it comes out! It's also quick and easy to make.

*I used the 'Ready-Cut' pasta, but elbow macaroni would probably work just as well.

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

Serves:
6 to 8
Prep:
20 Min
Cook:
15 Min

Ingredients

  • 1 (16 oz.) pkg
    mueller's 'ready cut' macaroni*
  • 1 (16 oz.) jar(s)
    cheese sauce (such as 'cheese whiz')
  • 2 c
    salsa
  • 1 c
    grated parmesan cheese, divided

How to Make Mexicali Cheese Pasta

Step-by-Step

  1. Preheat oven to 375 F.
  2. Cook macaroni according to package directions; drain, cover and set aside.
  3. In a large saucepan combine cheese sauce, salsa, and 1/2 cup Parmesan cheese; heat through, stirring until evenly mixed.
  4. Add the cooked macaroni to the cheese mixture and stir; place in a 9 X 13-inch casserole dish and sprinkle with the remaining 1/2 cup of Parmesan cheese.
  5. Bake in preheated oven for 15 minutes or until hot and bubbly.

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About Mexicali Cheese Pasta

Course/Dish: Pasta
Regional Style: Mexican
Other Tag: Quick & Easy




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