Southwestern Pasta & Cheese
50 mins (prep 30, cooking 20)
16 ingredients
8 servings
From Taste of Home's Healthy Cooking Magazine. Naomi Reed of McMinnville Oregon wrote, "I gave mac and cheese a twist by adding some favorite ingredients. My family absolutely loves this side dish."

Categories:  <-60-mins , side-dish , pasta,-rice-and-grains , easy , 3-steps-or-less , main-dish , taste~mood , spicy , pasta , time-to-make ,
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Serving Size (9.71 g)
Servings 8
Amount per Serving
Calories 36.33 Calories from Fat 19.53
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 2.17g 26.69%
Saturated Fat 0.3g 11.89%
Trans Fat 0.0g %
Cholesterol 0.0mg 0.0%
Sodium 265.71mg 88.57%
Total Carbohydrate 3.83g 10.21%
Dietary Fiber 0.44 g 14.08%
Sugars 0.31 g %
Protein 0.58g 9.3%
Vitamin A 268.61IU% Vitamin C 0.26mg%
Calcium 5.71mg% Iron 0.51mg%
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your diet value must be higher or lower depending upon your calorie needs:
  Calories 2,000 2,500
Total Fat Less Than 65g 80g
Sat Fat Less Than 20g 25g
Cholesterol Less Than 300mg 300mg
Sodium Less Than 2,400mg 2,400mg
Total Carb   300g 375g
Dietary Fiber   25g 30g
Potassium   3,500 mg
Protein   50 g
Calories Per Gram
Fat 9•Carbohydrate 4•Protein 4
*Nutrition information was calculated excluding the following ingredients:
uncooked bow tie pasta, sweet red pepper, nonfat milk, shredded sharp cheddar cheese, center-cut bacon, fresh cilantro