Baked pasta casseroles are always a hit. Go for a weeknight winner with our Fiesta Pasta Bake recipe - it's a cheesy pasta bake that is sure to please.
What do I need ?
Original recipe yields 4 Servings
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1/2 cup milk
180 g (3/4 of 250-g pkg.) Velveeta Process Cheese Product, cut into 1/2-inch cubes
3 cups medium-size pasta, cooked, drained
1 tomato, chopped
1 green pepper, chopped
1/4 tsp. ground cumin
1/4 tsp. garlic powder
1/2 cup Cracker Barrel Shredded Tex Mex Cheese
1 Tbsp. non-hydrogenated margarine, melted
6 Premium Plus Crackers, crushed (about 1/4 cup)
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How do I make it ?
Heat oven to 350°F.
Cook milk and Velveeta in medium saucepan on low heat until Velveeta is completely melted and mixture is well blended, stirring occasionally. Stir in pasta, tomatoes, peppers and seasonings.
Spoon into 1.5-L casserole sprayed with cooking spray; sprinkle with shredded cheese. Mix margarine and cracker crumbs; sprinkle over pasta mixture.
Bake 20 min. or until heated through.
Kraft Kitchen Tips!
Substitute 2 cups frozen mixed vegetables for the chopped tomatoes and green peppers.
Calories From Fat
% Daily Value
Fat 17 g
Saturated fat 9 g
Cholesterol 40 mg
Sodium 920 mg
Carbohydrate 59 g
Fibre 4 g
Sugars 8 g
Protein 21 g
4 servings, 1-1/2 cups (375 mL) each
Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.