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Nacho Macaroni and Cheese - Recipe

Southwestern flavors combined with a family favorite.
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Nacho Macaroni and Cheese Recipe
  • Preheat oven to 425°.
  • Cook pasta according to package directions, tender but still firm. Drain and set aside
  • Meanwhile, blend salsa, cilantro and sour cream in a small dish. Set aside.
  • Heat 2 tablespoons of butter over medium high heat in a sauté pan.
  • Add 2 tablespoons of flour and whisk in the milk, keep whisking until thickened.
  • Turn heat down to medium low and add in 2 cups of shredded cheese. Stir until all is melted.
  • Stir in noodles.
  • Spread half of the macaroni and cheese mixture into the casserole dish.
  • Then spread on half of the salsa mixture over the noodles.
  • Sprinkle with 1/2 cup of the shredded cheese and 1/2 cup of parmesan cheese.
  • Repeat these layers.
  • Sprinkle chips over the top and bake until heated through, approximately 15 minutes.
Prep Time: 25 minutes
Cook Time: 35 minutes
Container: 9x13 casserole dish, large sauté pan
Servings: 8
-2 cups uncooked macaroni noodle or favorite pasta
-1 cup thick and chunky salsa
-1 cup fresh cilantro - chopped
-8 ounces sour cream
-3 cups cheddar cheese or monteray jack cheese - shredded and divided
-1 cup parmesan cheese
-2 tablespoons butter
-2 tablespoons flour
-1 1/2 cups milk
-1 1/2 cups corn chips, regular or lime flavored - broken up