Southwestern Skillet Macaroni and Cheese (7 Pts)

Southwestern Skillet Macaroni and Cheese (7 Pts)

Ready in 45 minutes
8 review(s) averaging 4. 88% would make again

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I modified this one from a weight watchers cookbook to go with the ingredients I had on hand. It turned out great.

"I doubled the recipe, left out the jalapeƱos (for the kids), and used a 14 oz. can of diced tomatoes instead of fresh. Delicious!"


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1/2 cup Elbow Macaroni Noodles
10 ounces Ground turkey breast
1/2 cup Onion; chopped
1/2 cup Red bell pepper; chopped
3/4 tablespoon Chili powder
1/2 teaspoon Ground cumin
2 teaspoons Italian seasoning
1/4 teaspoon Salt
2 medium Tomatoes; diced
1 Jalapeno pepper
1/2 cup Water
1/2 cup Cheddar; reduced fat

Original recipe makes 2



Cook the macaroni according to package directions omitting the salt, drain.

Meanwhile spray a large nonstick skillet with nonstick spray and set over medium heat. Add the turkey and cook breaking it up with a wooden spoon until no longer pink.

Stir in the remainder of the ingredients except the macaroni noodles and cheese. Bring to a boil and then reduce the heat and cook until the onions are soft and the flavours are blended.

Add the macaroni and the cheese. Stir to combine and serve.


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Very bland, didnt really care for it to much
FullMetalBlonde 2 years ago

This was a very yummy and easy dinner to make!
heathercubeta 3 years ago

I doubled the recipe, left out the jalapeños (for the kids), and used a 14 oz. can of diced tomatoes instead of fresh. Delicious!
Barbdd 3 years ago

My boyfriend and I really enjoyed this, we like things spicy... So we added red pepper flakes.
Btuck15 3 years ago

all my kids ate it and my husband had seconds..its a keeper
mumofmonos 3 years ago

Loved it and my family enjoyed it too!!
Foosheemomma 3 years ago

Absolutely amazing will make again
Timbabwe 4 years ago

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RKG1 8 years ago

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