Baked Mac Mexicana Recipe

Preparation Time

30 mins.

Cooking Time

50 mins.

Serving Size

8

Ingredients:

Main Ingredient

Preparation:

1. Preheat oven at 350°F.

2. Sauté garlic, onion, and beef. Cook for 5 minutes. Add DEL MONTE Italian Style Spaghetti Sauce, beans, corn, and chili powder. Boil then turn down heat. Simmer over low heat for 5 minutes. Mix half of sauce, and DEL MONTE Elbow Macaroni tossed in half cup of grated cheese.

3. Pour into 12 x 8-inch rectangular pan. Top with remaining meat mixture and cheese. Bake for 15 - 20 minutes.

Chef’s Tip:

To use dried red kidney beans, soak the beans overnight then cook in unsalted water for 45 minutes to an hour or until the beans are tender.

Lusog Notes:

This pasta recipe is a good source of protein that is necessary for growth and development. Protein is also needed for the maintenance and repair of body tissues.