Enjoy this spicy twist on the classic baked macaroni and cheese recipe. We added layers of tomatoes and green chiles, and shredded Tex-Mex cheese to the macaroni and cheese dinner, then topped it off with crushed tortilla chips before baking it until hot and bubbly. Take it to your next potluck or enjoy it as part of a lovely Sunday meal.
What do I need ?
Original recipe yields 6 Servings
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1 pkg. (400 g) Kraft Deluxe Original Cheddar Pasta & Sauce
1 can (10 fl oz/284 mL) diced tomatoes and green chiles, drained
2 Tbsp. Kraft Italian Zesty Lime Dressing
3/4 cup shredded Tex-Mex cheese blend
1/2 cup crushed tortilla chips
1 Tbsp. butter, melted
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How do I make it ?
Heat oven to 375°F.
Prepare Kraft Deluxe as directed on package.
Spoon into 8-inch square baking dish sprayed with cooking spray.
Combine tomatoes and dressing; spoon over macaroni mixture. Top with shredded cheese.
Toss crushed chips with butter; sprinkle over casserole.
Bake 20 min. or until heated through.
Kraft Kitchen Tips!
Old-Fashioned Mac & Cheese
Prepare recipe as directed, using 1 drained can (14 fl oz/398 mL) diced tomatoes, Kraft Zesty Italian Dressing, shredded aged cheddar cheese and crushed round buttery crackers.
Serve with a mixed green salad and a cold glass of fat-free milk to round out the meal.
Prepare recipe as directed, except omit the tomatoes and dressing.
Calories From Fat
% Daily Value
Total fat 14 g
Saturated fat 5 g
Cholesterol 25 mg
Sodium 950 mg
Total carbohydrate 36 g
Dietary fibre 2 g
Sugars 4 g
Protein 11 g
6 servings, 1 cup (250 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.