Hey it’s Julie here and I’m a little behind. Cinco de Mayo is right around the corner as in like 2 days from now and I’m just finally posting a yummy Mexican dish for you. Better late than never right? Or something like that…
I try to act like I have it all together, but honestly you should see my house right now. Or should I say houses right now. My kitchen is full of boxes piled high, I’m just hoping Miss K doesn’t decide to terrozie them. Chaos pretty much sums my life up right now. After next weekend when I move everything will be perfect in my world again right?
Ha big laugh there. It wasn’t perfect to begin with! I can wish and hope though right?
So if you are a little slow, like me, and want a yummy and super easy way to celebrate Cinco de Mayo this is your recipe. If you are totally on top of it and have a menu planned out already well then save this one for later. It only uses one skillet and comes together in a jiffy. Like we can’t all fall in love with a recipe like that right?!
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Recipe adapted from: Betty Crocker
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Mexican Skillet Pasta
- 1 lb ground beef
- 2 c. salsa
- 1 can (15 oz) tomato sauce
- 1 1/2 c. water
- 2 c. uncooked elbow macaroni
- 1 can (15.5 oz) corn
- 1/2 c. sharp cheddar cheese, shredded
- Brown hamburger in a large skillet over medium-high heat for 5-7 minutes. Drain grease off.
- Add salsa, tomato sauce and water to hamburger in skillet. Heat to boiling. Add macaroni and corn, reduce heat, cover and simmer for 20 minutes or until macaroni is tender. Stir occasionally.
- When macaroni is cooked sprinkle with cheese, replace cover and let stand until cheese is melted.
by Julie Evink
|Amount Per Serving||As Served|
|Calories 195 Calories from fat 119|
|% Daily Value|
|Total Fat 13||20%|
|Saturated Fat 7||35%|
|Dietary Fiber 1||4%|
Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs:
|Total Fat||Less than||65g||80g|
|Sat Fat||Less than||25g||80g|