Rating: 4 stars
205 Ratings
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  • 4 star values: 48
  • 3 star values: 37
  • 2 star values: 15
  • 1 star values: 15

Heat up your Christmas dinner menu with this baked mac and cheese. No need to choose between a spiced-up Mexican recipe and a luscious casserole recipe--you can enjoy them both with this Mexican Mac and Cheese!

Source: Better Homes and Gardens


Credit: Blaine Moats

Recipe Summary test

20 mins
35 mins
10 mins
65 mins


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Instructions Checklist
  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Lightly grease 3-quart rectangular baking dish; set aside. Cook pasta according to package directions. Drain; set aside.

  • Meanwhile, in large skillet cook sausage and onion until meat is browned and onion is tender. Drain fat, Return sausage and onion to skillet. Stir in green salsa.

  • In prepared baking dish layer half of the cooked pasta, half the sausage mixture, and half the cheese. Repeat layers. Bake, uncovered, for 35 minutes or until bubbly. Let stand 10 minutes. Top with tomato, jalapeño, and cilantro. If desired, serve with additional salsa. Makes 12 servings.

Nutrition Facts

378 calories; fat 22g; cholesterol 61mg; saturated fat 11g; carbohydrates 25g; mono fat 8g; poly fat 2g; insoluble fiber 1g; sugars 4g; protein 19g; vitamin a 388.7IU; vitamin c 3.5mg; thiamin 0.4mg; riboflavin 0.3mg; niacin equivalents 3.4mg; vitamin b6 0.2mg; folate 72.6mcg; vitamin b12 0.7mcg; sodium 474mg; potassium 168mg; calcium 302.9mg; iron 2mg.