Make an easy Mexican-style pasta by adding canned tomatoes and green chiles, cheese and sour cream to a package of macaroni shells and cheese.

Amy Weems, Giddings, Texas
Recipe by Southern Living January 2007

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prep:
15 mins
total:
15 mins
Yield:
Makes 4 to 6 servings
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Prepare shells and cheese according to package directions in a medium saucepan.

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  • Process diced tomatoes and green chiles in a food processor or blender until minced. Stir minced tomatoes into prepared shells and cheese in pan. Stir together sour cream and chopped cilantro; add to shells and cheese mixture, stirring until well blended.

  • Coat a 2-qt. baking dish with cooking spray. Pour shells and cheese mixture into dish; sprinkle with shredded Cheddar cheese.

  • Microwave mixture at HIGH 2 to 4 minutes or until cheese is melted. Top with tomato slices and cilantro sprigs, if desired.

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