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Queso Taco Pasta Bake Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Michelle Koyle

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 box (1 lb) rotini pasta
1/4 cup butter
1/4 cup Gold Medal™ all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon chili powder
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon ground cumin
1/4 teaspoon pepper
1 1/2 cups Progresso™ chicken broth (from 32-oz carton)
2 1/2 cups shredded Cheddar cheese (10 oz)
1 can (10 oz) Old El Paso™ enchilada sauce
1 lb lean (at least 80%) ground beef SAVE $
1 cup finely chopped onions (2 medium)
1 can (10 oz) diced tomatoes & green chiles

Directions:
Directions:
Heat oven to 350°F. Spray 13x9-inch (3-quart) glass baking dish with cooking spray.
In 4-quart saucepan, cook and drain pasta as directed on box. Return to saucepan; set aside.

In 2-quart saucepan, melt butter over medium heat. Stir in flour, chili powder, salt, cumin and pepper with whisk until smooth. Gradually stir in broth. Cook and stir until slightly thickened. Stir in 1 1/2 cups of the cheese and the enchilada sauce until cheese is melted. Remove from heat; set aside.

Meanwhile, in 10-inch skillet, cook beef and onions over medium-high heat 8 to 10 minutes, stirring occasionally, until thoroughly cooked; drain. Stir in tomatoes.

Add beef mixture and cheese mixture to pasta. Pour into baking dish; sprinkle evenly with remaining 1 cup cheese.

Bake 15 to 20 minutes or until thoroughly heated and cheese is melted.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
9
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
25 Minutes

 

 

 

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