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mexican macaroni

(1 rating)
Recipe by
mindy morrissette
Apple Valley, CA

This is a recipe my grandma makes and everyone who tries it loves it. This is supposed to be a side dish but my fiance makes it a main dish LOL. This can serve a good amount of people it just matters how big of eaters your feeding. Enjoy!

(1 rating)
yield 6 (big eaters) to 12 (small eaters)
prep time 10 Min
cook time 1 Hr

Ingredients For mexican macaroni

  • 2 lb
    pasta ( i prefer shells or spirals)
  • 2 lb
    shredded pepper jack cheese
  • 2 can
    (small cans) diced green chilis
  • 1 bottle
    green taco sauce

How To Make mexican macaroni

  • 1
    Cook pasta to your likeing. (I prefer mine aldente)
  • 2
    Drain your pasta and return it to the pot you cooked it in.
  • 3
    This is the prefect time to throw in half of the shredded pepper jack cheese so it melts from the warmth of the pasta.
  • 4
    Add the green taco sauce.
  • 5
    Add the diced green chilis
  • 6
    Preheat your oven to 375. Add your macaroni mixture to a glass casserole dish and sprinkle the other half of the cheese on top. Cook untill cheese is melted. I normally cook it about 30 to 40 mins.