Main Dishes

Southwest Chili Con Queso Pasta

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An easy, cheesy one-pot pasta dish with a southwest flavor.

8
12 ounces penne pasta
1 pound lean ground beef
2 teaspoons ground cumin
1/2 teaspoon red pepper flakes
2 tablespoons chili powder
Salt and pepper, to taste
1 medium onion, chopped
2-3 garlic cloves, chopped
2 tablespoons chopped jalapeno
2 tablespoons butter
2 tablespoons flour
2 cups milk
2 1/2 cups grated cheddar cheese
1/4 cup fresh cilantro , chopped
1 (14 oz.) can diced tomatoes
Bring a large pot of water to a boil and cook penne according to package directions until al dente; drain. Meanwhile, in a large skillet over medium-high heat, brown the ground beef until no longer pink. ...
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Nutritions

Calories
447

Sodium
401mg
16% DV

Fat
28g
43% DV

Protein
27g
55% DV

Carbs
15g
5% DV

Fiber
3g
13% DV

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Corn Dip with Mexican Style Sour Cream Ingredients:
2 cans (15.25 oz) whole kernel sweet corn
1/2 cup onions ( diced )
1 can (4 oz) green chilis ( fire-roasted and diced )
1/3 package block style cream cheese ( full fat )
3/4 cup Mozzarella Cheese ( shredded )
3/4 cup Pepperjack Cheese
1/2 cup LALA Crema Mexicana
1 package tortilla chips
cilantro ( for garnish )
PAM Spray or similar
Nutritions

Calories
8879

Sodium
3818mg
159% DV

Fat
742g
1142% DV

Protein
90g
180% DV

Carbs
45g
15% DV

Fiber
15g
62% DV