Low Fat Mexican Macaroni and Cheese Recipe

Looking for an easy Low Fat Mexican Macaroni and Cheese recipe? Learn how to make Low Fat Mexican Macaroni and Cheese using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by cumin

Makes 8 servings



From mexican.food.com and Weight Watcher's cookbook of recipes from the magazine in 2000. This is fast to make and has a nice flavor. 2/3 of a cup is 3 WW points.

Recipe Ingredients for Low Fat Mexican Macaroni and Cheese

8 ounces uncooked elbow macaroni
5 ounces Light Velveeta processed cheese
6 1 tsp taco seasoning
1/2 cup salsa

Recipe Directions for Low Fat Mexican Macaroni and Cheese

  1. Boil water for the macaroni. Cook the noodles in the water until done, usually 7-9 minutes.

  2. While the noodles are cooking cube the cheese.

  3. When the noodles are done drain them and then return to the pan.

  4. Add the cubed cheese and taco seasoning. Stir well, until the cheese is melted.

  5. When melted, add the salsa and serve.

  6. 8 servings Prep: 10 mins Total: 20 mins

Categories

Pasta, Side Dish, Boil

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 63.1g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
149
Calories from Fat
22
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
2.4g
4%
Saturated Fat
1.1g
5%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
7mg
2%
Sodium
360mg
15%
Potassium
114mg
3%
Total Carbohydrates
24.8g
8%
Dietary Fiber
1.2g
5%
Sugars
2.5g
Protein
7.2g
Vitamin A 6% Vitamin C 1%
Calcium 17% Iron 6%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
B
  Good points
  • Low in cholesterol
  • High in calcium
  • Very high in selenium
  • High in thiamin
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