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Ranchero Macaroni Bake

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  • prep time: 20 min
  • total time: 20 min
  • serves: 8 people
  • calories: 472 1 serving

This tasty twist on classic mac and cheese uses picante sauce and crushed tortilla chips to kick-up the flavor, and make a good thing even better!


  • 1 can (26 ounces) Campbells® Condensed Cream of Mushroom Soup
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1 cup Pace® Picante Sauce
  • 3 cups shredded Cheddar cheese or Monterey Jack cheese (about 12 ounces)
  • 12 ounces (3 cups) elbow-shaped pasta, cooked and drained
  • 3 ounces tortilla chips, coarsely crushed (about 1 cup)


  • Tips

    • Recipe Note: Serves 12 as a side dish.
  • Step 1

    Stir the soup, milk, picante sauce, cheese and pasta in a 3-quart shallow baking dish.

  • Step 2

    Bake at 400°F. for 20 minutes or until the pasta mixture is hot and bubbling.  Stir the pasta mixture.  Sprinkle with the tortilla chips.

  • Step 3

    Bake for 5 minutes or until the tortilla chips are golden brown.

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Calories 472
Total Fat 22 g
Sat. Fat 9.4 g
Trans Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 44 mg
Sodium 1132 mg
Total Carb 48 g
Dietary Fiber 2 g
Sugar 4 g
Protein 17 g
Vitamin D 2 %DV
Calcium 27 %DV
Iron 9 %DV
Potassium 5 %DV

This nutritional information refers to each serving of the entire recipe and not just the products used as ingredients.