Southwestern Skillet Mac & Cheese


Southwestern Skillet Mac & Cheese
Adapted from Weight Watchers

Makes 6 servings
From Weight Watchers- 6 points/serving.

Ingredients

1 cup Elbow pasta
1 lb Ground turkey
1/2 cup Onion, chopped
1/2 cup Bell pepper, chopped
2 tbsp Chili powder
1 tsp Cumin
1/2 tsp Salt
14 oz Diced tomatoes
8 oz Tomato sauce
1/2 cup Water
1 cup Reduced Fat Cheddar cheese, shredded
Directions
  1. Cook the macaroni according to package directions omitting the salt, if desired; Drain.

  2. Meanwhile, spray a large nonstick skillet with a nonstick spray and set over medium-high heat. Add the turkey and cook, breaking it up with a wooden spoon, until no longer pink, about 8 minutes.

  3. Stir in the onion, bell pepper, chili powder, cumin and salt. Cook, stiring occasionally, until the onion is softened, about 3 minutes.

  4. Add the tomatoes, tomato sauce, and water. Bring to a boil. Reduce the heat and simmer, stirring occasionally, until the flavors are blended, about 10 minutes.

  5. Add the macaroni and the cheese, stirring to combine.

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 258.8g

Amount Per Serving
Calories
334
Calories from Fat
134
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
14.9g
23%
Saturated Fat
5.1g
25%
Cholesterol
90mg
30%
Sodium
623mg
26%
Total Carbohydrates
21.5g
7%
Dietary Fiber
3.2g
13%
Sugars
4.7g
Protein
30.1g

Vitamin A 39% Vitamin C 39%
Calcium 22% Iron 19%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.

Samantha  – (April 28, 2009 at 4:43 PM)  

It was! I added some chips and sour cream for a few more calories- it was awesome. :)

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