Southwestern Skillet Macaroni and Cheese (6 Points)

Southwestern Skillet Macaroni and Cheese (6 Points)

Ready in 45 minutes

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"I've made this recipe 3 or 4 times over the past month. Love it! I just use a can of Rotel instead I the separate tomatoes and chilis and I use a pack of taco seasoning for spices. "

- Dirtdigga13

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Ingredients

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1 cup Elbow Macaroni Noodles
1 lb Ground turkey
1/2 cup Onion; chopped
1/2 cup Bell pepper; chopped
2 tbsp Chili powder
1 tsp Cumin
1/2 tsp Salt
14 oz Diced tomatoes
8 oz Tomato sauce
4 oz Green chili
1/2 cup Water
1 cup Reduced Fat Cheddar cheese; shredded

Original recipe makes 6

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Preparation

1. Cook the macaroni according to package directions omitting the salt, if desired; Drain.

2. Meanwhile, spray a large nonstick skillet with a nonstick spray and set over medium-high heat. Add the turkey and cook, breaking it up with a wooden spoon, until no longer pink, about 8 minutes.

3. Stir in the onion, bell pepper, chili powder, cumin and salt. Cook, stiring occasionally, until the onion is softened, about 3 minutes.

4. Add the tomatoes, tomato sauce, chiles and water. Bring to a boil. Reduce the heat and simmer, stirring occasionally, until the flavors are blended, about 10 minutes.

5. Add the macaroni and the cheese, stirring to combine.

Notes

6 points

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I've made this recipe 3 or 4 times over the past month. Love it! I just use a can of Rotel instead I the separate tomatoes and chilis and I use a pack of taco seasoning for spices.
Dirtdigga13 2 years ago
I thought this was a good recipe bit I hought it needed a little more heat but I like a lot of heat. Other than that it was a great one skillet meal
Billmu 5 years ago
[I made edits to this recipe.]
frogn 6 years ago
6 points [I posted this recipe.]
frogn 6 years ago
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