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Salsa Mac With Colby Jack

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Salsa Mac With Colby Jack


  • 1 cup elbow macaroni, uncooked
  • 1 medium tomato
  • 1/2 medium green bell pepper
  • 1/2 small onion
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1 tablespoon all-purpose flour
  • 1 1/4 cups 1% low-fat milk
  • 8 ounces low-fat Colby Jack or cheddar cheese, shredded
  • fresh ground black pepper


Step 1
Cook macaroni according to package directions.
Step 2
Meanwhile, dice tomato, green bell pepper, and onion.
Step 3
Drain cooked macaroni and add with tomato and green bell pepper. Reserve.
Step 4
Preheat oven to 350°F.
Step 5
In a medium saucepan, sauté diced onion in butter until translucent.
Step 6
Stir in flour and black pepper.
Step 7
Add milk. Cook until slightly thickened and bubbly.
Step 8
Add cheese and stir until melted.
Step 9
Add macaroni/vegetable mixture to cheese sauce and coat evenly.
Step 10
Transfer to a 9-inch pie plate. Bake for 25-30 minutes or until bubbly. Cool for about 10 minutes before serving.

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