Mac and Queso

Add a Mexican twist on the traditional mac and cheese by adding vibrant flavor and color with Perfect Pinch® Mexican Seasoning, tomatoes and green chiles.

Serves: 10
Serving Size: 1 cup
15 mins Prep time 45 mins Cook time
15 mins Prep time
45 mins Cook time
  • Heat oven to 350°F. Cook macaroni in large saucepan as directed on package for al dente pasta. Rinse under cold water; drain well.

  • Mix milk, egg and 5 teaspoons of the Seasoning in large bowl with wire whisk until blended. Add process cheese product and 1 cup of the shredded cheese; mix well. Stir in cooked macaroni, tomatoes and green chiles. Pour into buttered or greased 13x9-inch baking dish.

  • Bake 15 minutes. Remove from oven. Carefully stir until well blended. Sprinkle with remaining 1 cup shredded cheese, 1 teaspoon Seasoning and green onion. Bake 20 minutes longer or until bubbly and lightly browned on top. Let stand 5 minutes before serving.

Cooking tip

Serving Suggestion: Sprinkle top with crushed tortilla chips before serving.

Nutrition information

(Amount per serving)

  • 317Calories: 317Cholesterol: 73mg
  • Sodium: 900mgProtein: 16g
  • Total Fat: 17gFiber: 2g
  • Carbohydrate: 25g